Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 799.1
Respiratory arrest
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 799.1 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 799.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
799.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Cardiorespiratory failure
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 799.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R09.2 Respiratory arrest
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 799.1:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • respiratory 799.1
  • Depression 311
    • central nervous system 799.1
  • Failure, failed
    • cardiorespiratory 799.1
      • specified during or due to a procedure 997.1
        • long-term effect of cardiac surgery 429.4
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 799.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.