ICD-10-CM Code Y64.1

Contaminated medical or biological substance, injected or used for immunization

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y64.1 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of contaminated medical or biological substance, injected or used for immunization. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y64.1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like contaminant injected or contaminated substance injected or contaminated substance injected or used for vaccination or contaminated substance used for vaccination.

ICD-10:Y64.1
Short Description:Contaminated med/biolog sub, injected or used for immuniz
Long Description:Contaminated medical or biological substance, injected or used for immunization

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y64.1 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • contaminated medical or biological substance (blood, drug, fluid)
        • administered (by) NEC
          • immunization
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • contaminated medical or biological substance (blood, drug, fluid)
        • administered (by) NEC
          • injection
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • contaminated medical or biological substance (blood, drug, fluid)
        • administered (by) NEC
          • vaccination

Synonyms

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

  • Contaminant injected
  • Contaminated substance injected
  • Contaminated substance injected or used for vaccination
  • Contaminated substance used for vaccination

Convert Y64.1 to ICD-9

  • E875.1 - Contaminated injection

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Contaminated medical or biological substances (Y64)

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