X15.0 - Contact with hot stove (kitchen)

Version 2023
Short Description:Contact with hot stove (kitchen)
Long Description:Contact with hot stove (kitchen)
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)
      • Contact with hot household appliances (X15)

X15.0 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of contact with hot stove (kitchen). The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Contact with hot stove (kitchen)

Non-specific codes like X15.0 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for contact with hot stove (kitchen):

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X15.0XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X15.0XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X15.0XXS for sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for this diagnosis code in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

Code History