Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E989
Late effects of injury, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Late eff inj-undet circ.
  • ICD-9-CM E989 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E989 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).
  • E989 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM E989.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E989: 2015.
  • No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM E989
This category is to be used to indicate circumstances classifiable to E980-E988 as the cause of death or disability from late effects, which are themselves classifiable elsewhere. The "late effects" include conditions reported as such or as sequelae which may occur at any time after injury, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted.
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