Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 900.89
Injury to other specified blood vessels of head and neck
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 900.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 900.89 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: 900.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S09.0XXA Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S15.8XXA Injury of other specified blood vessels at neck level, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Injury of artery of head and neck
  • Injury of artery of upper limb
  • Injury of vein of head and neck
  • Left vertebral artery complete transection
  • Left vertebral artery injury
  • Left vertebral artery laceration
  • Left vertebral artery transection
  • Right vertebral artery complete transection
  • Right vertebral artery injury
  • Right vertebral artery laceration
  • Right vertebral artery transection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 900.89:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 900.89 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.