ICD-10-CM Code X16.XXXA

Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X16.XXXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X16.XXXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental burning caused by heat from electric heating appliance, accidental burning caused by steam pipe, burning due to contact with hot exhaust pipe, burning due to contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, burning due to contact with hot parts of vehicle engine, burning due to contact with hot radiator, etc

ICD-10:X16.XXXA
Short Description:Contact w hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, init
Long Description:Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, initial encounter

Synonyms

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

  • Accidental burning caused by heat from electric heating appliance
  • Accidental burning caused by steam pipe
  • Burning due to contact with hot exhaust pipe
  • Burning due to contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes
  • Burning due to contact with hot parts of vehicle engine
  • Burning due to contact with hot radiator

Convert X16.XXXA to ICD-9

  • E924.8 - Hot substance accid NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)
      • Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes (X16)

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