ICD-9 Code E849.4

Accidents occurring in place for recreation and sport

Not Valid for Submission

E849.4 is a legacy non-billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidents occurring in place for recreation and sport. This code was replaced on September 30, 2015 by its ICD-10 equivalent.

ICD-9: E849.4
Short Description:Accid in recreation area
Long Description:Accidents occurring in place for recreation and sport

Convert E849.4 to ICD-10

The following crosswalk between ICD-9 to ICD-10 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • Y92.838 - Oth recreation area as place

Code Classification

  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Vehicle accidents, not elsewhere classifiable (E846-E849)
      • E849 Place of occurrence

Information for Medical Professionals

ICD-9 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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