ICD-10-CM Code X18.XXXS

Contact with other hot metals, sequela

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X18.XXXS is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of contact with other hot metals, sequela. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X18.XXXS might also be used to specify conditions or terms like burning due to contact with hot liquids in industry or burning due to contact with hot metal objects or burning due to contact with molten metal.

ICD-10:X18.XXXS
Short Description:Contact with other hot metals, sequela
Long Description:Contact with other hot metals, sequela

Synonyms

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

  • Burning due to contact with hot liquids in industry
  • Burning due to contact with hot metal objects
  • Burning due to contact with molten metal

Convert X18.XXXS to ICD-9

  • E929.8 - Late eff accident NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)
      • Contact with other hot metals (X18)

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