ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W40.1XXA

Explosion of explosive gases, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code W40.1XXA

ICD-10: W40.1XXA
Short Description: Explosion of explosive gases, initial encounter
Long Description: Explosion of explosive gases, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W40.1XXA

Valid for Submission
The code W40.1XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Explosion of other materials (W40)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The code W40.1XXA is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Accident caused by explosion of acetylene
  • Accident caused by explosion of butane
  • Accident caused by explosion of coal gas
  • Accident caused by explosion of fire damp
  • Accident caused by explosion of gasoline fumes
  • Accident caused by explosion of methane
  • Accident caused by explosion of mine
  • Accident caused by explosion of propane
  • Accident caused by explosive device
  • Accident caused by explosive gases

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