Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E979.2
Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Terrorism,explosions.
  • ICD-9-CM E979.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E979.2 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).
  • E979.2 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM E979.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E979.2: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E979.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y38.2X2A Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments, civilian injured, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Antipersonnel bomb (fragments)
  • Blast NOS
  • Explosion (of):
    • artillery shell
    • breech-block
    • cannon block
    • mortar bomb
    • munitions being used in terrorism
    • NOS
  • Fragments from:
    • artillery shell
    • bomb
    • grenade
    • guided missile
    • land-mine
    • rocket
    • shell
    • shrapnel
  • Mine NOS
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