ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y23.9

Unspecified larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent

Diagnosis Code Y23.9

ICD-10: Y23.9
Short Description: Unspecified larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent
Long Description: Unspecified larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y23.9

Not Valid for Submission
The code Y23.9 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Event of undetermined intent (Y21-Y33)
      • Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undet intent (Y23)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y23.9 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Discharge(accidental)
      • firearm (accidental)
        • larger
          • stated as undetermined whether accidental or intentional
    • Undetermined intent(contact) (exposure)
      • firearm discharge
        • larger

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