AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2009 Issue 4; E Code Update

Mechanism or Component of Firearm and Air Gun

Effective October 1, 2009, code E928.7, Mechanism or component of firearm and air gun, has been created to identify injuries caused by mechanical malfunctions of firearms or air guns. E928 Other and unspecified environmental and accidental causes New code E928.7 Mechanism or component of firearm and air gun Injury due to: explosion of gun parts recoil Pierced, cut, crushed, or pinched by slide trigger mechanism, scope or other gun part Powder burn from firearm or air gun Excludes: accident caused by firearm and air gun missile (E922.0- E922.9) ...

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