Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E000.8
Other external cause status
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E000.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E000.8 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).
  • E000.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E000.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y99.8 Other external cause status
E000.8 Excludes
  • civilian activity done for income or compensation (E000.0)
  • military activity (E000.1)
Applies To
  • Activity NEC
  • Activity of child or other family member assisting in compensated work of other family member
  • Hobby not done for income
  • Leisure activity
  • Off-duty activity of military personnel
  • Recreation or sport not for income or while a student
  • Student activity
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E000.8 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.