ICD-10-CM 2023 version Diagnosis Code W19.XXXA

W19.XXXA ICD-10-CM code is used to diagnose for “Unspecified fall, initial encounter”

  • W19.XXXA is a billable/specific ICD10 code that can be used to display a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM W19.XXXA, 2022 edition became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • W19.XXXA is defined as the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • W19.XXXA ICD-10-CM version is for the United state of America. ICD-10-CM W19.XXXA may be different for other countries.

W19.XXXA: Unspecified fall, initial encounter

The following code may be applicable for W19.XXXA

  • W19 Unspecified fall
      • W19.XXXA Unspecified fall, initial encounter
      • W19.XXXD Unspecified fall, subsequent encounter
      •  W19.XXXS Unspecified fall, sequela
  • V00-Y99 External causes of morbidity
  • W00-W19 Slipping, tripping, stumbling, and falls

Approximate Synonyms

  • Fall
  • Accident due to mechanical fall without injury
  • Accidental fall
  • Cause of injury, accidental fall
  • Cause of accident, mechanical fall injury

Code History table since 2017

  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Reimbursement assertions with a date of service on or after 2015, October 1 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

What is an unspecified fall?

When a body/things start suddenly falls downward, it usually results in damage/injury.

Fall due to misstepping or slipping, which results in injury/wound.

What is the ICD-10 code for a fall at home?

The ICD-10-CM code for falls at home is Z91.81 is billable/specific, that can be used to display the diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

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