ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y95

Nosocomial condition

Diagnosis Code Y95

ICD-10: Y95
Short Description: Nosocomial condition
Long Description: Nosocomial condition
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y95

Valid for Submission
The code Y95 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acute bacterial bronchitis
  • Bordetellosis
  • 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 pneumonia
  • 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

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

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

  • After an exposure to sharps or body fluids (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bloodborne pathogens (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Central line infections - hospitals (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cleaning supplies and equipment (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cleaning to prevent the spread of germs (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Isolation precautions (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Personal protective equipment (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Preventing infections when visiting (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Staph infections - hospital (Medical Encyclopedia)

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