ICD-10-CM Code Y25

Contact with explosive material, undetermined intent

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y25 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of contact with explosive material, undetermined intent. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y25
Short Description:Contact with explosive material, undetermined intent
Long Description:Contact with explosive material, undetermined intent

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

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 Y25:

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 code Y25

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

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y25 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Discharge(accidental)
      • firework (s)
        • stated as undetermined whether accidental or intentional
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • stated as undetermined whether accidental or intentional
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • undetermined whether accidental or intentional
    • Undetermined intent(contact) (exposure)
      • explosive material

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Event of undetermined intent (Y21-Y33)
      • Contact with explosive material, undetermined intent (Y25)

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