Struck by thrown, projected or falling object W20

  • W20 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM W20 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W20 - other international versions of ICD-10 W20 may differ.
Code First:
  • any associated:
  • cataclysm (X34-X39)
  • lightning strike (T75.00)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • falling object in machinery accident (W24, W28-W31)
  • falling object in transport accident (V01-V99)
  • object set in motion by explosion (W35-W40)
  • object set in motion by firearm (W32-W34)
  • struck by thrown sports equipment (W21.-)

Codes: = Billable

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