Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 860.0
Traumatic pneumothorax without mention of open wound into thorax
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 860.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 860.0 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: 860.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S27.0XXA Traumatic pneumothorax, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Traumatic pneumothorax
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 860.0:
  • Hydropneumothorax 511.89
    • traumatic 860.0
      • with open wound into thorax 860.1
  • Pneumopericardium - see also Pericarditis
    • traumatic (post) (see also Pneumothorax, traumatic) 860.0
      • with open wound into thorax 860.1
  • Pneumothorax 512.89
    • traumatic 860.0
      • with
        • hemothorax 860.4
          • with open wound into thorax 860.5
        • open wound into thorax 860.1
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