Concussion ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Concussion, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 850.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 850.9.

The Short Description Is: Concussion NOS.

Concussion Definition and Symptoms

A concussion is a type of brain injury that is a short term loss of brain functions due to traumatic head injury. The most common symptoms of a concussion are headache, neck pain, dizziness, tiredness, nausea, a ringing in the ears, feeling of being dazed, and trouble sleeping. These symptoms can last a few minutes to a few weeks.