Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E845.8
Accident involving spacecraft injuring ground crew, airline employee
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • Short description: Spacecraft acc-grnd crew.
  • ICD-9-CM E845.8 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 E845.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E845.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E845.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM V97.39XA Other injury to person on ground due to air transport accident, initial encounter
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