Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 993.1
Barotrauma, sinus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 993.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 993.1 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: 993.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T70.1XXA Sinus barotrauma, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Sinus barotrauma
Applies To
  • Aerosinusitis
  • Effects of high altitude on sinuses
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 993.1:
  • Aerosinusitis 993.1
  • Barosinusitis 993.1
  • Barotrauma 993.2
    • sinus 993.1
  • Effect, adverse NEC
  • High
  • Sinusitis (accessory) (nasal) (hyperplastic) (nonpurulent) (purulent) (chronic) 473.9
    • due to
      • fungus, any sinus 117.9
      • high altitude 993.1
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