ICD-10-CM Code Y35.93XA

Legal intervention, means unspecified, suspect injured, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y35.93XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of legal intervention, means unspecified, suspect injured, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y35.93XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury due to legal restraint or judicial execution or lawful killing or legal execution or legal intervention.

Short Description:Legal intervention, means unsp, suspect injured, init encntr
Long Description:Legal intervention, means unspecified, suspect injured, initial encounter


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
  • Judicial execution
  • Lawful killing
  • Legal execution
  • Legal intervention

Convert Y35.93XA to ICD-9

  • E976 - Legal intervention NOS (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