X05.XXXA - Exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear, initial encounter

Version 2023
ICD-10:X05.XXXA
Short Description:Exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear, init encntr
Long Description:Exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear, initial encounter
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to smoke, fire and flames (X00-X08)
      • Exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear (X05)

X05.XXXA is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear, initial 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.

X05.XXXA is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
X05.XXXAE893.0 - Clothing fire-priv dwell
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.

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