Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E906.8
Other specified injury caused by animal
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • ICD-9-CM E906.8 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 E906.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E906.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
E906.8 Excludes
Applies To
  • Butted by animal
  • Fallen on by horse or other animal, not being ridden
  • Gored by animal
  • Implantation of quills of porcupine
  • Pecked by bird
  • Run over by animal, not being ridden
  • Stepped on by animal, not being ridden
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E906.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM W55.89XA Other contact with other mammals, initial encounter
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