Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E906.8
Other specified injury caused by animal
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM E906.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E906.8 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).
  • E906.8 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E906.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM W55.89XA Other contact with other mammals, initial encounter
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
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM E906.8 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.