ICD-10-CM Code Y00.XXXA

Assault by blunt object, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y00.XXXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of assault by blunt object, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y00.XXXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like assault by striking by blunt or thrown object, assault by striking with blunt object, assault by striking with thrown object, assault by striking with thrown stone, assault with cane, assault with club, etc

ICD-10:Y00.XXXA
Short Description:Assault by blunt object, initial encounter
Long Description:Assault by blunt object, initial encounter

Synonyms

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

  • Assault by striking by blunt or thrown object
  • Assault by striking with blunt object
  • Assault by striking with thrown object
  • Assault by striking with thrown stone
  • Assault with cane
  • Assault with club
  • Assault with flexible instrument
  • Assault with hammer
  • Assault with held brick
  • Assault with poker
  • Assault with stick
  • Assault with truncheon
  • Assault with walking stick

Convert Y00.XXXA to ICD-9

  • E968.2 - Assault-striking w obj (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)

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