Claim Diagnosis E Code IX (FFS)

SAS Name

The code used to identify the 9th external cause of injury, poisoning, or other adverse effect.


Effective with Version 'J', this field has been expanded from 5 bytes to 7 bytes to accommodate ICD-10.

On October 1, 2015 the conversion from the 9th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) to version 10 (ICD-10-CM) occurred.

Source: NCH