ICD-10-CM Code Y35.893S

Legal intervention involving other specified means, suspect injured, sequela

Version 2020 Replaced Code Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Y35.893S is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of legal intervention involving other specified means, suspect injured, sequela. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y35.893S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury due to legal restraint, injury due to legal restraint, injury due to legal restraint, injury due to legal restraint with handcuffs, injury due to legal restraint with manacles, injury due to legal restraint with plastic bindings, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:Y35.893S
Short Description:Legal intervnt involving oth means, suspect injured, sequela
Long Description:Legal intervention involving other specified means, suspect injured, sequela

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. 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 code was replaced for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

  • Y35.833S - Legal intrvnt w a cond energy device, suspect inj, sequela

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Injury due to legal restraint
  • Injury due to legal restraint
  • Injury due to legal restraint
  • Injury due to legal restraint with handcuffs
  • Injury due to legal restraint with manacles
  • Injury due to legal restraint with plastic bindings
  • Judicial execution
  • Judicial execution
  • Judicial execution
  • Judicial execution by electric chair
  • Judicial execution by hanging
  • Judicial execution by lethal injection
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution
  • Legal execution by beheading
  • Legal execution by electrocution
  • Legal execution by garotte
  • Legal execution by hanging
  • Legal execution by poisoning
  • Legal intervention
  • Legal intervention
  • Legal intervention
  • Legal intervention
  • Legal intervention

Present on Admission (POA)

Y35.893S is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert Y35.893S to ICD-9

  • E977 - Late eff-legal intervent (Approximate Flag)

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