Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 850.0
Concussion with no loss of consciousness
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Concussion w/o coma.
  • ICD-9-CM 850.0 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 850.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Concussion without loss of consciousness
  • Concussion wo LOC
Applies To
  • Concussion with mental confusion or disorientation, without loss of consciousness
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 850.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.0X0A Concussion without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 850.0:
  • Concussion (current) 850.9
    • with
      • loss of consciousness 850.5
        • brief (less than one hour)
        • moderate (1-24 hours) 850.2
        • prolonged (more than 24 hours) (with complete recovery) (with return to pre-existing conscious level) 850.3
          • without return to pre-existing conscious level 850.4
      • mental confusion or disorientation (without loss of consciousness) 850.0
        • with loss of consciousness - see Concussion, with, loss of consciousness
    • without loss of consciousness 850.0
    • brain or cerebral (without skull fracture) 850.9
      • with
        • loss of consciousness 850.5
          • brief (less than one hour)
          • moderate (1-24 hours) 850.2
          • prolonged (more than 24 hours) (with complete recovery) (with return to pre-existing conscious level) 850.3
            • without return to pre-existing conscious level 850.4
        • mental confusion or disorientation (without loss of consciousness) 850.0
          • with loss of consciousness - see Concussion, brain, with, loss of consciousness
        • skull fracture - see Fracture, skull, by site
      • without loss of consciousness 850.0
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