Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E885.9
Fall from other slipping, tripping, or stumbling
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • Short description: Fall from slipping NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM E885.9 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.
  • ICD-9-CM E885.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E885.9 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Applies To
  • Fall on moving sidewalk
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E885.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM W18.49XA Other slipping, tripping and stumbling without falling, initial encounter
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