ICD-10-CM Code Y92.82

Wilderness area

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y92.82 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of wilderness area. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y92.82
Short Description:Wilderness area
Long Description:Wilderness area

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

  • Y92.820 - Desert as the place of occurrence of the external cause
  • Y92.821 - Forest as the place of occurrence of the external cause
  • Y92.828 - Other wilderness area as the place of occurrence of the external cause

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Supplementary factors related to causes of morbidity classified elsewhere (Y90-Y99)
      • Place of occurrence of the external cause (Y92)

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