ICD-10-CM Code X10
Contact with hot drinks, food, fats and cooking oils
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code X10 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of X10 that describes the diagnosis 'contact with hot drinks, food, fats and cooking oils' in more detail.
- X10 Contact with hot drinks, food, fats and cooking oils NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for X10 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
7th Character Extension Notes:
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
- The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category See Code X10
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Hot drink burn of skin (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for place of occurrence
- This is an external cause code for use in a secondary position
ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'X10 - Contact with hot drinks, food, fats and cooking oils'
The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code X10. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.