2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W23.0XXS

Caught, crushed, jammed, or pinched between moving objects, sequela

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Caught, crush, jammed, or pinched betw moving obj, sequela
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces
      • Caught, crushed, jammed or pinched in or between objects

W23.0XXS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of caught, crushed, jammed, or pinched between moving objects, sequela. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024.

W23.0XXS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like caught crushed jammed or pinched between moving objects. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.

Approximate Synonyms

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

  • Accident - crushed by object
  • Accidentally caught in architectural feature
  • Accidentally caught in camp bed
  • Accidentally caught in car door
  • Accidentally caught in deck chair
  • Accidentally caught in drying rack
  • Accidentally caught in folding chair
  • Accidentally caught in folding door
  • Accidentally caught in folding ladder
  • Accidentally caught in folding object
  • Accidentally caught in ironing board
  • Accidentally caught in letter box
  • Accidentally caught in or between objects
  • Accidentally caught in sash window
  • Accidentally caught in sliding door
  • Accidentally caught in washing machine wringer
  • Crushed in between objects

Clinical Classification

Convert W23.0XXS to ICD-9-CM

  • ICD-9-CM Code: E929.8 - Late eff accident NEC
    Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.