ICD-10-CM Code Y99
External cause status
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 Y99 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of Y99 that describes the diagnosis 'external cause status' in more detail.
- Y99 External cause status NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for Y99 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- Code Notes:
- A single code from category Code Y99 should be used in conjunction with the external cause code(s) assigned to a record to indicate the status of the person at the time the event occurred.
ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'Y99 - External cause status'
The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Y99. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.