Diagnosis Code

X16 CONTACT WITH HOT HEATING APPLIANCES, RADIATORS AND PIPES


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: X16

Short Description: Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes

Long Description: Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes

The code X16 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)
      • Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes (X16)
        • X16 Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code X16 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • 7th Characters:
    • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to code @X16*
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • contact with powered appliances (@W29*.-)
    • exposure to controlled fire in building or structure due to appliance (@X02.8*)
    • exposure to industrial appliances electrical current (@W86.1*)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
X16.XXXA Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, initial encounter
X16.XXXD Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, subsequent encounter
X16.XXXS Contact with hot heating appliances, radiators and pipes, sequela


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020