June 2, 2021
Best Silly ICD-10 Codes for Holidays

Best Silly ICD-10 Codes for Holidays

By Janine Mothershed
Coding Clarified knows how hard it is to find fun and silly ICD-10 Medical Coding Codes online. We wanted to spread some holiday cheer and show you just how fun Medical Coding can be. Remember there is a code for that. How fun are these codes? We have codes for most of the major holidays including; New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day 4th of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

New Year’s Medical Coding ICD-10 Code
New Year’s Eve is a fun time to celebrate the end of the year and moving to the new year. Happy New Year.
F10.129 Alcohol abuse with intoxication
We hope that you do not end up in this guys’ shoes after your New Year’s Eve Celebrations. Surprisingly, there is a code for that.

 ICD-10 Code F10.129 Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified


Valentine’s Medical Coding ICD-10 Code

Valentine’s Day is a fun day once a year to celebrate the love of your life. Lots of red and pink, roses, hearts, chocolates, cupids and kisses are incorporated in this holiday. Happy Valentine’s Day.


R00.2 Palpitations, Awareness of Heartbeat
Follow your heart or at least be aware of it this Valentine’s Day. There is a code for that.


 ICD-10 Code R00.2 Palpitations, Awareness of Heartbeat


I51.81 Takotsubo syndrome
Don’t suffer from broken heart syndrome this Valentine’s Day. Who knew this code existed?

 ICD-10 Code


 Takotsubo syndrome


W21.89XA Striking against or struck by other sports equipmen
Watch out for those cupids this Valentine’s Day. They like to strike you with an arrow.

 ICD-10 Code W21.89XA Striking against or struck by other sports equipment, initial encounter


 St. Patrick’s Day Medical Coding ICD-10 Code

St. Patrick’s is known for people partying with green beer and eating Irish food. Luck, green, rainbows and leprechauns are present. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.


T65.6X1 Toxic effect of paints and dyes
Be careful with the green beer this St. Patrick’s Day. You may end up at a visit with the doc, at least you know we have a code for that.

 ICD-10 Code T65.6X1 Toxic effect of paints and dyes, not elsewhere classified, accidental (unintentional)


 Easter Medical Coding ICD-10 Code

Easter is a fun holiday for the kids or if you are religious. Easter bunnies, chicks, Easter eggs, Peeps and chocolate are all staples of this entertaining day. Happy Easter.


Z91.012 Allergy to Eggs
Eggs are always part of Easter. That is, unless you’re allergic to them. If you are, be sure to use plastic ones to avoid this code.

 ICD-10 Code Z91.012 Allergy to Eggs


Mother’s Day Medical Coding ICD-10 Code

Mother’s Day is such a nice day to create lasting memories with your family. Cherish the times that you have with the women in your lives. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there. 

Z39.0 Encounter for care and examination of mother immediately after delivery

Mothers sure do go through a lot of work during the process of childbirth. Good to know that they are getting the care and attention that they need in addition to the newborn.

 ICD-10 Code Z39.0 Encounter for care and examination of mother immediately after delivery

Memorial Day Medical Coding ICD-10 Codes

Memorial Day is a great time to celebrate the men and women who were fallen service members in the Military. We usually celebrate with our family and friends at a BBQ. Thank you to all the vets who have served.

w16.512A Jumping or diving into swimming pool striking water surface causing other injury

Belly flops can be painful. It may be a good idea to avoid this code this Memorial Day weekend.

ICD-10 Code w16.512A  Jumping or diving into swimming pool striking water surface causing other injury, initial encounter


 T62.8x1A Toxic effect of noxious substances eaten as food
Food poisoning from potato salad left too long in the sun

 ICD-10 Code T62.8x1A Toxic effect of noxious substances eaten as food

4th of July, Independence Day Medical Coding ICD-10 Codes
The 4th of July is the annual celebration of nationhood of the United States of America. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence.

W39.xxxA Discharge of firework

Be careful this 4th of July. Stay safe when using fireworks. If your aim is off, you may end up with an explosive surprise. If accidental discharge of firework occurs, rest assured we have a code for that.

 ICD-10 Code W39.xxxA Discharge of firework



y93.G2 Activity, grilling and smoking food

Keep an eye on your grill when cooking or you may end up burning more than just your food.

 ICD-10 Code y93.G2 Activity, grilling and smoking food

Halloween Medical Coding ICD-10 Codes
Halloween is so much fun and is known for dressing up in costumes and going door-to-door trick or treating. Pumpkins are a fun symbol of this holiday does also involve some creepy characters.
X32.XXXS Exposure to sunlight, sequela
For all the vampires out there, remember the sun is not your friend. Sunburns are painful and may cause severe skin damage.

 ICD-10 Code
 Exposure to sunlight, sequela

F51.5 Nightmare Disorder
Watching scary movies right before bed may not be the best idea. This may lead to excessive nightmares. There is a code for that.
 ICD-10 Code F51.5 Nightmare Disorder
F40.210 Arachnophobia
During the Halloween season, it’s hard not to run into a few fake spiders. For those of you who have a fear of spiders, good luck.

 ICD-10 Code F40.210 Arachnophobia

Y92.89 Other specified places as the place of occurrence of the external cause Inclusion Terms: Derelict house as the place of occurrence of the external cause
One of the most spookiest places to be on a Halloween night is an abandoned house. Beware, you may run into a few ghosts or goblins inside. Did you know there is a code for that?
 ICD-10 Code Y92.89 Other specified places as the place of occurrence of the external cause
Inclusion Terms: Derelict house as the place of occurrence of the external cause
F40.230 Fear of blood
If you are scared of blood, have no fear the blood everybody has on at Halloween is fake. We have a code for that.
 ICD-10 Code F40.230 Fear of blood
x99-2 Assault by Sword or Dagger

Watch out for all the pirates walking around on Halloween. You wouldn’t want to be faced

with an assault by sword, if you are, we have a code for that.

 ICD-10 Code x99-2 Assault by Sword or Dagger

Thanksgiving Medical Coding ICD-10 Codes


Thanksgiving is the day to give thanks for all the blessings in your life. It is typically celebrated with family during a Turkey Dinner.

W61.42 Struck by Turkey
Turkey is the main course of traditional Thanksgiving feasts. Be sure to watch out for these guys before they are on your plate.

ICD-10 Code W61.42 Struck by Turkey

W29.1 Contact with Electric Knife
Cutting into a turkey can sometimes be difficult with an average knife. A tip would

be to use an electric knife. But don’t end up with this on your medical records.

 ICD-10 Code W29.1 Contact with Electric Knife


R14.1 Gas pain
Beware of the possible side effects of Thanksgiving. They may include a series of painful gas.

 ICD-10 Code R14.1 Gas pain


W52.XXXA Crushed, pushed or stepped on by crowd or human stampede
You may need protective gear while shopping on Black Friday, especially this year. Being crushed, pushed or stepped on is a likely occurrence while taking part in this tradition.

 ICD-10 Code W52.XXXA  Crushed, pushed or stepped on by crowd or human stampede


Y92.59 Other trade areas as the place of occurrence of the external cause
Be careful Christmas shopping out there at the mall this Black Friday. You may end up with this injury.

 ICD-10 Code Y92.59 Other trade areas as the place of occurrence of the external cause

Christmas Medical Coding ICD-10 Codes
Christmas is usually the funnest holiday of the year. Christmas trees, santa, presents and family time is how most celebrate this day. This is especially fun when the kiddos are young. 

R63.2 Polyphagia
Be careful during this season, many say that with excessive eating comes excessive stomach aches. Eat safely and survive the winter season. LOL, don’t end up like this person.

 ICD-10 Code R63.2 Polyphagia


Z72.820 Sleep deprivation
Don’t stay up too late on Christmas Eve, even if you are trying to catch Santa Clause. Just close your eyes and dream of sugar plums dancing.

 ICD-10 Code Z72.820 Sleep deprivation


Y93.G3 Activity, cooking and baking
When baking this Christmas season, steer clear of injury. What types of treats are you baking for the holiday?

ICD-10 Code Y93.G3 Activity, cooking and baking


V00.322D snow-skier colliding with stationary object, subsequent encounter
Take notice of Christmas trees and other objects while skiing. There is a code for that, dodge the pines.

 ICD-10 Code V00.322D snow-skier colliding with stationary object, subsequent encounter


R46.1 Bizarre personal appearance
This code is for people that display symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and  involving appearance and behavior. They may just think they are Santa. 

ICD-10 Code R46.1 Bizarre personal appearance


Hope you enjoyed these fun ICD-10 yearly holiday codes. It was a lot of fun creating these graphics. Whoever said that Medical Coding was boring is completely wrong. Be sure to spread some holiday cheer all the way throughout the year. 

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