ICD-10-CM Code X00.0

Exposure to flames in uncontrolled fire in building or structure

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X00.0 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of exposure to flames in uncontrolled fire in building or structure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X00.0
Short Description:Exposure to flames in uncontrolled fire in bldg
Long Description:Exposure to flames in uncontrolled fire in building or structure

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code X00.0 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Exposure(to)
      • fire, flames (accidental)
        • uncontrolled
          • in building or structure

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to smoke, fire and flames (X00-X08)
      • Exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure (X00)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020