Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E819.9
Motor vehicle traffic accident of unspecified nature injuring unspecified person
  • Short description: Traffic acc NOS-pers NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM E819.9 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 E819.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E819.9 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM E819.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E819.9: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cause of injury, motor vehicle accident
  • Cause of injury, MVA
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Motor vehicle accident (event)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E819.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM V89.2XXA Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic, initial encounter
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