Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R99

Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality

    2015 Billable Code

  • R99 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, R99 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R99. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Death (unexplained) NOS
  • Unspecified cause of mortality
ICD-10-CM R99 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 951 Other factors influencing health status

Convert ICD-10-CM R99 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R99:
  • Cot death R99
  • Crib death R99
  • Death (cause unknown) (of) (unexplained) (unspecified cause) R99
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
  • crib death R99