Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 807.6
Open fracture of larynx and trachea
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 807.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 807.6 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 807.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S12.8XXA Fracture of other parts of neck, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Larynx fracture
  • Open fracture of larynx
  • Open fracture of trachea
  • Open laryngeal fx
  • Open tracheal fx
  • Trachea fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 807.6:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • cricoid cartilage (closed) 807.5
      • open 807.6
    • hyoid bone (closed) 807.5
      • open 807.6
    • larynx (closed) 807.5
      • open 807.6
    • thyroid cartilage (closed) 807.5
      • open 807.6
    • trachea (closed) 807.5
      • open 807.6
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