Valid for Submission
Y35.099A is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of legal intervention involving other firearm discharge, unspecified person injured, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
|Short Description:||Legal intervnt w firearm disch, unsp person injured, init|
|Long Description:||Legal intervention involving other firearm discharge, unspecified person injured, initial encounter|
New 2020 ICD-10 Code
Y35.099A is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).
External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
- FY 2020 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020