ICD-10-CM Code Y35.03

Legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y35.03 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y35.03
Short Description:Legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet
Long Description:Legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet

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

  • Y35.031 - ... law enforcement official injured
  • Y35.031A - ... law enforcement official injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.031D - ... law enforcement official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.031S - ... law enforcement official injured, sequela
  • Y35.032 - ... bystander injured
  • Y35.032A - ... bystander injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.032D - ... bystander injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.032S - ... bystander injured, sequela
  • Y35.033 - ... suspect injured
  • Y35.033A - ... suspect injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.033D - ... suspect injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.033S - ... suspect injured, sequela
  • Y35.039 - ... unspecified person injured
  • Y35.039A - ... unspecified person injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.039D - ... unspecified person injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.039S - ... unspecified person injured, sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y35.03 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Discharge(accidental)
      • firearm (accidental)
        • legal intervention
          • injuring
            • suspect

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Legal intervention (Y35)

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