Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 993.8
Other specified effects of air pressure
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 993.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 993.8 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: 993.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T70.8XXA Other effects of air pressure and water pressure, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 993.8:
  • Effect, adverse NEC
    • atmospheric pressure 993.9
      • due to explosion 993.4
      • high 993.3
      • low - see Effect, adverse, high altitude
      • specified effect NEC 993.8
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