Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E849.0
Home accidents
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E849.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E849.0 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).
  • E849.0 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E849.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y92.099 Unspecified place in other non-institutional residence as the place of occurrence of the external cause
Clinical Information
  • An accident taking place within a home
E849.0 Excludes
  • home under construction but not yet occupied (E849.3)
  • institutional place of residence (E849.7)
Applies To
  • Apartment
  • Boarding house
  • Farm house
  • Home premises
  • House (residential)
  • Noninstitutional place of residence
  • Private:
    • driveway
    • garage
    • garden
    • home
    • walk
  • Swimming pool in private house or garden
  • Yard of home
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E849.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.