Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E929.5
Late effects of accident due to natural and environmental factors
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • ICD-9-CM E929.5 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 E929.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E929.5 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Applies To
  • Late effects of accidents classifiable to E900-E909
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E929.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM W92.XXXS Exposure to excessive heat of man-made origin, sequela
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM W99.XXXS Exposure to other man-made environmental factors, sequela
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM X39.8XXS Other exposure to forces of nature, sequela
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E929.5 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.