ICD-10-CM Code Y35.3

Legal intervention involving blunt objects

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y35.3 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 blunt objects. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y35.3
Short Description:Legal intervention involving blunt objects
Long Description:Legal intervention involving blunt objects

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

  • Y35.30 - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects
  • Y35.301 - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, law enforcement official injured
  • Y35.301A - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.301D - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.301S - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, sequela
  • Y35.302 - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, bystander injured
  • Y35.302A - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, bystander injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.302D - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, bystander injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.302S - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, bystander injured, sequela
  • Y35.303 - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, suspect injured
  • Y35.303A - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, suspect injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.303D - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, suspect injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.303S - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, suspect injured, sequela
  • Y35.309 - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, unspecified person injured
  • Y35.309A - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, unspecified person injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.309D - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, unspecified person injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.309S - Legal intervention involving unspecified blunt objects, unspecified person injured, sequela
  • Y35.31 - Legal intervention involving baton
  • Y35.311 - Legal intervention involving baton, law enforcement official injured
  • Y35.311A - Legal intervention involving baton, law enforcement official injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.311D - Legal intervention involving baton, law enforcement official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.311S - Legal intervention involving baton, law enforcement official injured, sequela
  • Y35.312 - Legal intervention involving baton, bystander injured
  • Y35.312A - Legal intervention involving baton, bystander injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.312D - Legal intervention involving baton, bystander injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.312S - Legal intervention involving baton, bystander injured, sequela
  • Y35.313 - Legal intervention involving baton, suspect injured
  • Y35.313A - Legal intervention involving baton, suspect injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.313D - Legal intervention involving baton, suspect injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.313S - Legal intervention involving baton, suspect injured, sequela
  • Y35.319 - Legal intervention involving baton, unspecified person injured
  • Y35.319A - Legal intervention involving baton, unspecified person injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.319D - Legal intervention involving baton, unspecified person injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.319S - Legal intervention involving baton, unspecified person injured, sequela
  • Y35.39 - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects
  • Y35.391 - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, law enforcement official injured
  • Y35.391A - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.391D - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.391S - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, law enforcement official injured, sequela
  • Y35.392 - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, bystander injured
  • Y35.392A - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, bystander injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.392D - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, bystander injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.392S - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, bystander injured, sequela
  • Y35.393 - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, suspect injured
  • Y35.393A - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, suspect injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.393D - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, suspect injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.393S - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, suspect injured, sequela
  • Y35.399 - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, unspecified person injured
  • Y35.399A - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, unspecified person injured, initial encounter
  • Y35.399D - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, unspecified person injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y35.399S - Legal intervention involving other blunt objects, unspecified person injured, sequela

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 Y35.3:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Legal intervention involving being hit or struck by blunt object

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