ICD-10-CM Code Y95

Nosocomial condition

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y95 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of nosocomial condition. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y95 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute bacterial bronchitis, community hospital acquired pressure ulcer, coronavirus infection, disease due to coronaviridae, healthcare associated adenoviral disease, healthcare associated bacterial pneumonia, etc

Short Description:Nosocomial condition
Long Description:Nosocomial condition

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y95 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Factors, supplemental
      • nosocomial condition
    • Nosocomial condition


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

  • Acute bacterial bronchitis
  • Community hospital acquired pressure ulcer
  • Coronavirus infection
  • Disease due to Coronaviridae
  • Healthcare associated adenoviral disease
  • Healthcare associated bacterial pneumonia
  • Healthcare associated infectious disease
  • Healthcare associated influenza disease
  • Healthcare associated Legionnaires' disease
  • Healthcare associated parainfluenza virus disease
  • Healthcare associated pertussis
  • Healthcare associated pulmonary aspergillosis
  • Healthcare associated respiratory syncytial virus disease
  • Healthcare associated severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Hospice acquired pressure ulcer
  • Hospital acquired pneumonia
  • Hospital acquired pressure ulcer
  • Legionella infection
  • Legionella pneumonia
  • Pertussis
  • Respiratory syncytial virus infection
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome

Convert Y95 to ICD-9

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Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Supplementary factors related to causes of morbidity classified elsewhere (Y90-Y99)
      • Nosocomial condition (Y95)

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

Information for Patients

Infection Control

Every year, lives are lost because of the spread of infections in hospitals. Health care workers can take steps to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. These steps are part of infection control.

Proper hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infections in hospitals. If you are a patient, don't be afraid to remind friends, family and health care providers to wash their hands before getting close to you.

Other steps health care workers can take include

  • Covering coughs and sneezes
  • Staying up-to-date with immunizations
  • Using gloves, masks and protective clothing
  • Making tissues and hand cleaners available
  • Following hospital guidelines when dealing with blood or contaminated items

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