Contact with hot household appliances (X15)

    • ICD-10 Index

      • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)

        • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)

            • Contact with hot household appliances (X15)
            • X15 - Contact with hot household appliances NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.0 - Contact with hot stove (kitchen) NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.0XXA - Contact with hot stove (kitchen), initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.0XXD - Contact with hot stove (kitchen), subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.0XXS - Contact with hot stove (kitchen), sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.1 - Contact with hot toaster NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.1XXA - Contact with hot toaster, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.1XXD - Contact with hot toaster, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.1XXS - Contact with hot toaster, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.2 - Contact with hotplate NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.2XXA - Contact with hotplate, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.2XXD - Contact with hotplate, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.2XXS - Contact with hotplate, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.3 - Contact with hot saucepan or skillet NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.3XXA - Contact with hot saucepan or skillet, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.3XXD - Contact with hot saucepan or skillet, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.3XXS - Contact with hot saucepan or skillet, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.8 - Contact with other hot household appliances NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.8XXA - Contact with other hot household appliances, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.8XXD - Contact with other hot household appliances, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • X15.8XXS - Contact with other hot household appliances, sequela BILLABLE CODE

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • contact with heating appliances X16
  • contact with powered household appliances W29
  • exposure to controlled fire in building or structure due to household appliance X02.8
  • exposure to household appliances electrical current W86.0

7th Character Note 7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category X15

7th Character 7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela