Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 992.8
Other specified heat effects
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 992.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 992.8 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: 992.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T67.8XXA Other effects of heat and light, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 992.8:
  • Heat (effects) 992.9
    • excessive 992.9
      • specified effect NEC 992.8
    • specified effect NEC 992.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • salt
      • depletion (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
        • due to heat NEC 992.8
          • causing heat exhaustion or prostration 992.4
      • low (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 992.8 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.