Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 860.1
Traumatic pneumothorax with open wound into thorax
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Traum pneumothorax-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 860.1 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 860.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
860.1 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S27.0XXA Traumatic pneumothorax, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S21.309A Unspecified open wound of unspecified front wall of thorax with penetration into thoracic cavity, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 860.1:
  • Hydropneumothorax 511.89
    • traumatic 860.0
      • with open wound into thorax 860.1
  • Pneumopericardium - see also Pericarditis
    • traumatic (post) (see also Pneumothorax, traumatic) 860.0
      • with open wound into thorax 860.1
  • Pneumothorax 512.89
    • traumatic 860.0
      • with
        • hemothorax 860.4
          • with open wound into thorax 860.5
        • open wound into thorax 860.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 860.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.