2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E902.0
Accident due to residence or prolonged visit at high altitude
- Billable Code
- Not A Principal Dx
- ICD-9-CM E902.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
- ICD-9-CM E902.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- However, E902.0 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
- Residence or prolonged visit at high altitude as the cause of:
- Acosta syndrome
- Alpine sickness
- altitude sickness
- Andes disease
- anoxia, hypoxia
- barotitis, barodontalgia, barosinusitis, otitic barotrauma
- hypobarism, hypobaropathy
- mountain sickness
- range disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts approximately to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM W94.11XA Exposure to residence or prolonged visit at high altitude, initial encounter