W25.XXXD - Contact with sharp glass, subsequent encounter

Version 2023
ICD-10:W25.XXXD
Short Description:Contact with sharp glass, subsequent encounter
Long Description:Contact with sharp glass, subsequent encounter
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Contact with sharp glass (W25)

W25.XXXD is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of contact with sharp glass, subsequent encounter. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

W25.XXXD is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like contact with sharp glass. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.

Approximate Synonyms

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

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
W25.XXXDE920.8 - Acc-cutting instrum 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