8 ICD-10 Codes for the Holidays

December 20, 2016


8 ICD-10 Codes for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is all about friends, family, celebration and ICD-10 Codes. Okay, maybe not ICD-10 codes, but here are some codes in the holiday spirit.

W00.9XXA – Unspecified fall due to ice and snow, initial encounter
A white Christmas could also be a slippery Christmas

X08.8XXA – Exposure to other specified smoke, fire and flames
When the eight days of Hanukkah are through, there’s a good chance you burnt a finger or two.

 W26.2XXA – Contact with edge of stiff paper
The gifts won’t wrap themselves.

Y93.21 – Activity, ice skating & V00.221 – Fall from Sled
Who doesn’t enjoy these traditional holiday activities?

X10.0XXA – Contact with hot drinks
There’s nothing quite like a nice cup of hot cocoa after ice skating and sledding.

Z72.820 – Sleep Deprivation
Who can sleep when you are trying to get a glimpse of Santa!

Y92.01 – Single-family non-institutional (private) house as the place of occurrence of the external cause
Because there is no place like home for the holidays.

BONUS CODES: ICD-10 Codes National Lampoon Style
W86.00XA – Exposure to domestic wiring
This code would have come in handy when the cat chews the electrical cord to the tree.

W53.29XA – Other contact with a squirrel

Remember the scene when the squirrel gets in?





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