ICD 9 CM Codes

873.44 Open wound of jaw, without mention of complication
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  873.44    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '873.44' 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.
GEMS
873.44 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM S01.409A Unspecified open wound of unspecified cheek and temporomandibular area, initial encounter
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.873.44.'
chin
jaw (fracture not involved)
submaxillary region
submental region
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 873.44 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.