Valid for Submission
Y00.XXXS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of assault by blunt object, sequela. The code Y00.XXXS is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code Y00.XXXS 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. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
Y00.XXXS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like assault by blunt object. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
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
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert Y00.XXXS to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code Y00.XXXS its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.