2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W32.0

Accidental handgun discharge

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
The following code(s) above W32.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to W32.0:
  • V00-Y99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range V00-Y99

    External causes of morbidity

    Note
    • This chapter permits the classification of environmental events and circumstances as the cause of injury, and other adverse effects. Where a code from this section is applicable, it is intended that it shall be used secondary to a code from another chapter of the Classification indicating the nature of the condition. Most often, the condition will be classifiable to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88). Other conditions that may be stated to be due to external causes are classified in Chapters I to XVIII. For these conditions, codes from Chapter 20 should be used to provide additional information as to the cause of the condition.
    External causes of morbidity
  • W20-W49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range W20-W49

    Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces

    Type 1 Excludes
    • assault (X92-Y09)
    • contact or collision with animals or persons (W50-W64)
    • exposure to inanimate mechanical forces involving military or war operations (Y36.-, Y37.-)
    • intentional self-harm (X71-X83)
    Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces
  • W32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W32

    Accidental handgun discharge and malfunction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of gun for single hand use
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of pistol
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of revolver
    • Handgun discharge and malfunction NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • accidental airgun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental BB gun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental pellet gun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental shotgun discharge and malfunction (W33.01, W33.11)
    • assault by handgun discharge (X93)
    • handgun discharge involving legal intervention (Y35.0-)
    • handgun discharge involving military or war operations (Y36.4-)
    • intentional self-harm by handgun discharge (X72)
    • Very pistol discharge and malfunction (W34.09, W34.19)
    Accidental handgun discharge and malfunction
Code History

External Cause Index entries containing back-references to W32.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To W32.0
W31.83XS …… sequela
W31.89 Contact with other specified machinery
W31.89XA …… initial encounter
W31.89XD …… subsequent encounter
W31.89XS …… sequela
W31.9 Contact with unspecified machinery
W31.9XXA …… initial encounter
W31.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
W31.9XXS …… sequela
W32 Accidental handgun discharge and malfunction
W32.0 Accidental handgun discharge
W32.0XXA …… initial encounter
W32.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
W32.0XXS …… sequela
W32.1 Accidental handgun malfunction
W32.1XXA …… initial encounter
W32.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
W32.1XXS …… sequela
W33 Accidental rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge and malfunction
W33.0 Accidental rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge
W33.00 Accidental discharge of unspecified larger firearm

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