Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E906.4
Bite of nonvenomous arthropod
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • Short description: Nonvenom arthropod bite.
  • ICD-9-CM E906.4 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 E906.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E906.4 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Disease Synonyms
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left forearm
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left forearm, w infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left forearm, with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left upper arm
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left upper arm with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left upper arm, w infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of left upper arm, with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right forearm
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right forearm, w infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right forearm, with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right upper arm
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right upper arm with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right upper arm, w infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of right upper arm, with infection
Applies To
  • Insect bite NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E906.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM W57.XXXA Bitten or stung by nonvenomous insect and other nonvenomous arthropods, initial encounter
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