Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E849.6
Accidents occurring in public building
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E849.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E849.6 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).
  • E849.6 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E849.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Y92.29 Other specified public building as the place of occurrence of the external cause
E849.6 Excludes
  • home garage (E849.0)
  • industrial building or workplace (E849.3)
Applies To
  • Building (including adjacent grounds) used by the general public or by a particular group of the public, such as:
    • airport
    • bank
    • cafe
    • casino
    • church
    • cinema
    • clubhouse
    • courthouse
    • dance hall
    • garage building (for car storage)
    • hotel
    • market (grocery or other commodity)
    • movie house
    • music hall
    • nightclub
    • office
    • office building
    • opera house
    • post office
    • public hall
    • radio broadcasting station
    • restaurant
    • school (state) (public) (private)
    • shop, commercial
    • station (bus) (railway)
    • store
    • theater
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E849.6 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.