Non-specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W00

Fall due to ice and snow

    2016 Non-Specific Code

  • W00 is not a specific ICD-10-CM code as there are codes underneath it that describe this diagnosis with a greater level of detail.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W00. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Type 1 Excludes
  • fall on (from) ice and snow involving pedestrian conveyance (V00.-)
  • fall from stairs and steps not due to ice and snow (W10.-)
Includes
  • pedestrian on foot falling (slipping) on ice and snow
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W00 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.