Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E815
Other motor vehicle traffic accident involving collision on the highway
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below E815 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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E815 Includes
  • collision (due to loss of control) (on highway) between motor vehicle, any kind, and:
    • abutment (bridge) (overpass)
    • animal (herded) (unattended)
    • fallen stone, traffic sign, tree, utility pole
    • guard rail or boundary fence
    • interhighway divider
    • landslide (not moving)
    • object set in motion by railway train or road vehicle (motor) (nonmotor)
    • object thrown in front of motor vehicle
    • safety island
    • temporary traffic sign or marker
    • wall of cut made for road
    • other object, fixed, movable, or moving
E815 Excludes
  • collision with:
    • any object off the highway (resulting from loss of control) (E816.0-E816.9)
    • any object which normally would have been off the highway and is not stated to have been on it (E816.0-E816.9)
    • motor vehicle parked, stopped, stalled, disabled, or abandoned on highway (E812.0-E812.9)
    • moving landslide (E909.2)
    • motor vehicle hit by object:
      • set in motion by railway train or road vehicle (motor) (nonmotor) (E818.0-E818.9)
      • thrown into or on vehicle (E818.0-E818.9)
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