ICD-10-CM Code X06

Exposure to ignition or melting of other clothing and apparel

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X06 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of exposure to ignition or melting of other clothing and apparel. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X06
Short Description:Exposure to ignition or melting of oth clothing and apparel
Long Description:Exposure to ignition or melting of other clothing and apparel

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • X06.0 - Exposure to ignition of plastic jewelry
  • X06.0XXA - Exposure to ignition of plastic jewelry, initial encounter
  • X06.0XXD - Exposure to ignition of plastic jewelry, subsequent encounter
  • X06.0XXS - Exposure to ignition of plastic jewelry, sequela
  • X06.1 - Exposure to melting of plastic jewelry
  • X06.1XXA - Exposure to melting of plastic jewelry, initial encounter
  • X06.1XXD - Exposure to melting of plastic jewelry, subsequent encounter
  • X06.1XXS - Exposure to melting of plastic jewelry, sequela
  • X06.2 - Exposure to ignition of other clothing and apparel
  • X06.2XXA - Exposure to ignition of other clothing and apparel, initial encounter
  • X06.2XXD - Exposure to ignition of other clothing and apparel, subsequent encounter
  • X06.2XXS - Exposure to ignition of other clothing and apparel, sequela
  • X06.3 - Exposure to melting of other clothing and apparel
  • X06.3XXA - Exposure to melting of other clothing and apparel, initial encounter
  • X06.3XXD - Exposure to melting of other clothing and apparel, subsequent encounter
  • X06.3XXS - Exposure to melting of other clothing and apparel, sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code X06:

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
  • exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure X00
  • exposure to uncontrolled fire, not in building or structure X01
  • exposure to controlled fire in building or structure X02
  • exposure to controlled fire, not in building or structure X03
  • exposure to ignition of highly flammable materials X04

7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.
  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category X06

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.
  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to smoke, fire and flames (X00-X08)
      • Exposure to ignition or melting of oth clothing and apparel (X06)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020