ICD-10-CM Code Y24.9XXA

Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y24.9XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified firearm 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 Y24.9XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like gunshot entry wound or gunshot exit wound or gunshot wound.

Short Description:Unsp firearm discharge, undetermined intent, init encntr
Long Description:Unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent, initial encounter


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

  • Gunshot entry wound
  • Gunshot exit wound
  • Gunshot wound

Convert Y24.9XXA to ICD-9

  • E985.4 - Undeter circ-firearm NEC (Approximate Flag)

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