Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E849.4
Accidents occurring in place for recreation and sport
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E849.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E849.4 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).
  • E849.4 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E849.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y92.838 Other recreation area as the place of occurrence of the external cause
E849.4 Excludes
  • that in private house or garden (E849.0)
Applies To
  • Amusement park
  • Baseball field
  • Basketball court
  • Beach resort
  • Cricket ground
  • Fives court
  • Football field
  • Golf course
  • Gymnasium
  • Hockey field
  • Holiday camp
  • Ice palace
  • Lake resort
  • Mountain resort
  • Playground, including school playground
  • Public park
  • Racecourse
  • Resort NOS
  • Riding school
  • Rifle range
  • Seashore resort
  • Skating rink
  • Sports palace
  • Stadium
  • Swimming pool, public
  • Tennis court
  • Vacation resort
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E849.4 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.