External causes of morbidity
Assault by steam, hot vapors and hot objects
2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X98.9XXS
Assault by unspecified hot objects, sequela
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
- X98.9XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM X98.9XXS became effective on October 1, 2019.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of X98.9XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 X98.9XXS may differ.
- X98.9XXS describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
The following code(s) above X98.9XXS
contain 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 X98.9XXS
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
- X98.9XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
Convert X98.9XXS to ICD-9-CM
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
- 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
- 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To X98.9XXS
Assault by other hot objects
Assault by unspecified hot objects
Assault by sharp object
Assault by sharp glass
Assault by sword or dagger
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.