2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E905.0
Venomous snakes and lizards causing poisoning and toxic reactions
- Billable Code
- Not A Principal Dx
- Short description: Venomous snake bite.
- ICD-9-CM E905.0 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 E905.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- However, E905.0 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
- Poisoning due to reptile venom
- Toxic effect of reptile
- bites of snakes and lizards known to be nonvenomous (E906.2)
- Copperhead snake
- Coral snake
- Fer de lance
- Gila monster
- Sea snake
- Snake (venomous)
- Water moccasin
- No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM E905.0