Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 994.0
Effects of lightning
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 994.0 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 994.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
994.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Shock from lightning
  • Struck by lightning NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 994.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T75.00XA Unspecified effects of lightning, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T75.01XA Shock due to being struck by lightning, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 994.0:
  • Effect, adverse NEC
    • lightning 994.0
      • burn - see Burn, by site
  • Keraunoparalysis 994.0
  • Lightning (effects) (shock) (stroke) (struck by) 994.0
    • burn - see Burn, by site
  • Shock 785.50
    • lightning 994.0
  • Stroke 434.91
    • lightning 994.0
  • Struck by lighting 994.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 994.0 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.