ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y36

Operations of war

Diagnosis Code Y36

ICD-10: Y36
Short Description: Operations of war
Long Description: Operations of war
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y36

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The code Y36 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Operations of war (Y36)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Veterans and Military Health

Military service members and veterans face some different health issues than civilians. During combat, the main health concerns are life-threatening injuries. These include

  • Shrapnel and gunshot wounds
  • Lost limbs
  • Head and brain injuries

There may also be a risk of health problems from exposure to environmental hazards, such as contaminated water, chemicals, and infections.

Being in combat and being separated from your family can be stressful. The stress can put service members and veterans at risk for mental health problems. These include anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse. Suicide can also be a concern.

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