ICD-10-CM Code W64.XXXA

Exposure to other animate mechanical forces, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

W64.XXXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of exposure to other animate mechanical forces, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code W64.XXXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental physical contact with animal, accidentally stung by coral, accidentally stung by jelly fish, animal bite of abdomen, animal bite of ankle, animal bite of cheek, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:W64.XXXA
Short Description:Exposure to other animate mechanical forces, init encntr
Long Description:Exposure to other animate mechanical forces, initial encounter

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Accidental physical contact with animal
  • Accidentally stung by coral
  • Accidentally stung by jelly fish
  • Animal bite of abdomen
  • Animal bite of ankle
  • Animal bite of cheek
  • Animal bite of dorsum of hand
  • Animal bite of elbow
  • Animal bite of eye region
  • Animal bite of genitalia
  • Animal bite of great toe
  • Animal bite of hand
  • Animal bite of head
  • Animal bite of hip
  • Animal bite of knee
  • Animal bite of lower leg
  • Animal bite of neck
  • Animal bite of thigh
  • Animal bite of thumb
  • Animal-induced dermatosis
  • Bite of non-human animal
  • Butted by animal
  • Centipede bite
  • Crushing by grasp of animal limbs
  • Environment contains animals
  • Environment contains animals
  • Environment contains animals
  • Environment contains animals
  • Environment contains dangerous animal
  • Environment contains infected animal
  • Environment contains uncontrolled animal
  • Excessive pets
  • Exposure to animate mechanical force
  • Exposure to poison of venomous animals and plants
  • Exposure to poison of venomous animals and plants
  • Exposure to poison of venomous animals and plants
  • Exposure to poison of venomous animals and plants
  • Fish sting
  • Indirect exposure to biological agent via animal bite
  • Infected insect bite
  • Insect bite - wound
  • Insect bite of trunk
  • Open bite of abdomen
  • Open bite of foot
  • Open bite of foot
  • Open bite of thigh
  • Open bite of thigh
  • Open bite of toe
  • Open bite of toe
  • Open wound of abdominal wall due to animal bite
  • Open wound of face due to animal bite
  • Open wound of finger of left hand due to animal bite
  • Open wound of finger of left hand due to bite
  • Open wound of finger of right hand due to animal bite
  • Open wound of finger of right hand due to bite
  • Open wound of left hand due to animal bite
  • Open wound of left knee due to animal bite
  • Open wound of left thigh due to animal bite
  • Open wound of left thumb
  • Open wound of left thumb due to animal bite
  • Open wound of right hand due to animal bite
  • Open wound of right knee due to animal bite
  • Open wound of right thigh due to animal bite
  • Open wound of right thumb
  • Open wound of right thumb due to animal bite
  • Open wound of toe of left foot due to animal bite
  • Open wound of toe of right foot due to animal bite
  • Pasteurella septic infection
  • Pet ownership - finding
  • Puncture by sea urchin spine
  • Scratch and/or laceration due to animal
  • Scratch by animal claw
  • Skin injury due to animal
  • Spider bite wound
  • Sting by duckbill platypus
  • Sting by lion fish spine
  • Sting by sting ray
  • Stung by Portuguese Man-of-war
  • Stung by sea anemone
  • Vertebrate dermatosis

Present on Admission (POA)

W64.XXXA is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert W64.XXXA to ICD-9

  • E906.9 - Inj NOS caused by animal (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to animate mechanical forces (W50-W64)
      • Exposure to other animate mechanical forces (W64)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020