Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E885.9
Accidental fall from other slipping tripping or stumbling
  • Short description: Fall from slipping NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM E885.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E885.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • E885.9 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM E885.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E885.9: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E885.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM W18.49XA Other slipping, tripping and stumbling without falling, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Fall on moving sidewalk
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