Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E960.0
Unarmed fight or brawl
  • ICD-9-CM E960.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E960.0 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • E960.0 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM E960.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E960.0: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E960.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y04.0XXA Assault by unarmed brawl or fight, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cause of assault, unarmed fight or brawl
  • Injury due to unarmed fight or brawl
E960.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Beatings NOS
  • Brawl or fight with hands, fists, feet
  • Injured or killed in fight NOS
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