ICD-10-CM Code Y35.039

Legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet, unspecified person injured

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y35.039 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, unspecified person injured. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y35.039
Short Description:Legal intervnt w injury by rifl pelet, unsp person injured
Long Description:Legal intervention involving injury by rifle pellet, unspecified person injured

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

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y35.039 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Discharge(accidental)
      • firearm (accidental)
        • hunting rifle
          • legal intervention
            • injuring
              • unspecified person
    • Legal
      • intervention (by)
        • firearm (s) (discharge)
          • rifle pellet
            • injuring
              • unspecified person

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 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020