Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E893.8
Accident caused by ignition of clothing from other specified sources
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E893.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E893.8 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).
  • E893.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E893.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM X06.2XXA Exposure to ignition of other clothing and apparel, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Ignition of clothing from:
    • blowlamp
    • blowtorch
    • burning bedspread
    • candle
    • cigar
    • cigarette
    • lighter
    • matches
    • pipe
    • welding torch
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