ICD-10-CM Code W86.1XXA

Exposure to industrial wiring, appliances and electrical machinery, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

W86.1XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of exposure to industrial wiring, appliances and electrical machinery, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code W86.1XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by central electric current, accident caused by central electric current, accident caused by electric power distribution station, accident caused by electric power generating plants, accident caused by industrial electric current, accident caused by industrial electrical conductors, etc

ICD-10:W86.1XXA
Short Description:Expsr to industr wiring, appliances & electrical mach, init
Long Description:Exposure to industrial wiring, appliances and electrical machinery, initial encounter

Synonyms

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

  • Accident caused by central electric current
  • Accident caused by central electric current
  • Accident caused by electric power distribution station
  • Accident caused by electric power generating plants
  • Accident caused by industrial electric current
  • Accident caused by industrial electrical conductors
  • Accident caused by industrial electrical control apparatus
  • Accident caused by industrial electrical equipment and machines
  • Accident caused by industrial electrical transformers
  • Exposure to electric current from independant generator, with passage of current through tissue
  • Exposure to electric current from medical equipment, with passage of current through tissue
  • Exposure to electric current from transformer
  • Exposure to electric current, with passage of current through tissue
  • Exposure to electric current, with passage of current through tissue
  • Exposure to electric current, with passage of current through tissue

Convert W86.1XXA to ICD-9

  • E925.2 - Indust wiring/machin acc (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure (W85-W99)
      • Exposure to other specified electric current (W86)

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

Information for Patients


Electrical Injuries

When you come in direct contact with electricity, it can pass through your body and cause injuries. These electrical injuries can be external or internal. You may have one or both types. External injuries are skin burns. Internal injuries include damage to your organs, bones, muscles, and nerves. You could also have abnormal heart rhythms and cardiac arrest.

How bad your injuries are depends on how strong the electric current was, what type of current it was, how it moved through your body, and how long you were exposed. Other factors include how healthy you are, and how quickly you get treatment.

Causes of electrical injuries include

  • Lightning strikes
  • Faulty electrical appliances
  • Work-related exposures
  • Contact with household wiring or power lines
  • Accidents in small children, when they bite or suck on electrical cords, or stick objects in outlets

If you get an electrical injury, you should see a doctor. You may have internal damage and not realize it.


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Wounds and Injuries

An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.

Other common types of injuries include

  • Animal bites
  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Dislocations
  • Electrical injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains

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