Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 803.62
Other open skull fracture with cerebral laceration and contusion with brief (less than one hour) loss of consciousness
  • Short description: Opn skul fx NEC-brf coma.
  • ICD-9-CM 803.62 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 803.62 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 803.62.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 803.62: 2012 2013 2014.
803.62 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.91XB Unspecified fracture of skull, initial encounter for open fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.331A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, with loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or less, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.332A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, with loss of consciousness of 31 minutes to 59 minutes, initial encounter
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