Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 860.3
Traumatic hemothorax with open wound into thorax
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Traum hemothorax-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 860.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 860.3 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).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 860.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 860.3: 2015.
860.3 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S27.1XXA Traumatic hemothorax, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 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 860.3:
  • Hemopericardium (with effusion) 423.0
    • traumatic (see also Hemothorax, traumatic) 860.2
      • with open wound into thorax 860.3
  • Hemothorax 511.89
    • traumatic 860.2
      • with
        • open wound into thorax 860.3
        • pneumothorax 860.4
          • with open wound into thorax 860.5
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