Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E916
Struck accidentally by falling object
  • Short description: Struck by falling object.
  • ICD-9-CM E916 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E916 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).
  • E916 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM E916.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E916: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E916 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM W20.8XXA Other cause of strike by thrown, projected or falling object, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Collapse of building, except on fire
  • Falling:
    • rock
    • snowslide NOS
    • stone
    • tree
  • Object falling from:
    • machine, not in operation
    • stationary vehicle
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