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Diagnosis codes for falls on and from stairs and steps

ICD-10 Codes for falling from steps or stairs

There are many different diagnosis codes to represent all type of different falls! (i.e. falls to to tripping & slipping, falls due to being pushed, falls with subsequent striking against objects, falls on same level, falls from stairs & ladders, etc etc). Here are some diagnosis coding options for falls on and from stairs and steps:

Fall (on)(from) escalator

W10.0XXA …… initial encounter

W10.0XXD …… subsequent encounter

W10.0XXS …… sequela

Fall (on)(from) sidewalk curb

W10.1XXA …… initial encounter

W10.1XXD …… subsequent encounter

W10.1XXS …… sequela

Fall (on)(from) incline

W10.2XXA …… initial encounter

W10.2XXD …… subsequent encounter

W10.2XXS …… sequela

Fall (on) (from) other stairs and steps

W10.8XXA …… initial encounter

W10.8XXD …… subsequent encounter

W10.8XXS …… sequela

Fall (on) (from) unspecified stairs and steps

W10.9XXA …… initial encounter

W10.9XXD …… subsequent encounter

W10.9XXS …… sequela