Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 916.1
Abrasion or friction burn of hip, thigh, leg, and ankle, infected
  • Short description: Abrasion hip/leg-infect.
  • ICD-9-CM 916.1 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 916.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 916.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 916.1: 2014.
916.1 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S70.219A Abrasion, unspecified hip, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S70.319A Abrasion, unspecified thigh, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S80.219A Abrasion, unspecified knee, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S80.819A Abrasion, unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S90.519A Abrasion, unspecified ankle, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
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