ICD-10-CM Code Y24

Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y24 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y24
Short Description:Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent
Long Description:Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • Y24.0 - Airgun discharge, undetermined intent
  • Y24.0XXA - Airgun discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter
  • Y24.0XXD - Airgun discharge, undetermined intent, subsequent encounter
  • Y24.0XXS - Airgun discharge, undetermined intent, sequela
  • Y24.8 - Other firearm discharge, undetermined intent
  • Y24.8XXA - Other firearm discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter
  • Y24.8XXD - Other firearm discharge, undetermined intent, subsequent encounter
  • Y24.8XXS - Other firearm discharge, undetermined intent, sequela
  • Y24.9 - Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent
  • Y24.9XXA - Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter
  • Y24.9XXD - Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent, subsequent encounter
  • Y24.9XXS - Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent, sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code Y24:

7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.
  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category Y24

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.
  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Event of undetermined intent (Y21-Y33)
      • Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y24)

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