ICD-10-CM Code Y22.XXXA

Handgun discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y22.XXXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of handgun discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y22.XXXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury of unknown intent by firearms and explosives or injury of unknown intent by handgun.

ICD-10:Y22.XXXA
Short Description:Handgun discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter
Long Description:Handgun discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter

Synonyms

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

  • Injury of unknown intent by firearms and explosives
  • Injury of unknown intent by handgun

Convert Y22.XXXA to ICD-9

  • E985.0 - Undetermin circ-handgun (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Event of undetermined intent (Y21-Y33)
      • Handgun discharge, undetermined intent (Y22)

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