2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X08.8XXS

Exposure to other specified smoke, fire and flames, sequela

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Exposure to other specified smoke, fire and flames, sequela
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality
    • Exposure to smoke, fire and flames
      • Exposure to other specified smoke, fire and flames

X08.8XXS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of exposure to other specified smoke, fire and flames, sequela. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024.

X08.8XXS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like exposure to other specified smoke fire and flames. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Accident caused by cigar
  • Accident caused by cigarette
  • Accident caused by fire and flames
  • Accident caused by lamp
  • Accident caused by lighter
  • Accident caused by matches
  • Accident caused by pipe
  • Accident caused directly by blowtorch
  • Accident caused directly by candle
  • Accident caused directly by gas lamp
  • Accident caused directly by oil lamp
  • Accident caused directly by portable sources of ignition
  • Accident caused directly by pressure lamp
  • Accident caused directly by smoking materials
  • Accident caused directly by welding torch
  • Accident with controlled fire
  • Burn caused by fire
  • Cigarette burn
  • Conflagration not in building or structure
  • Death by fire
  • Death by immolation
  • Exposure to carbon monoxide
  • Exposure to carbon monoxide due to fire
  • Exposure to gaseous substance
  • Fire in open area
  • Injury caused by conflagration secondary to nuclear explosion
  • Injury due to fire from incendiary bomb
  • Injury due to flame-thrower
  • Injury due to nuclear explosion
  • Late effect of accident caused by fire
  • Late effect of accidental injury
  • Smoke
  • Urban fire caused by volcanic activity
  • War injuries due to fires and conflagrations
  • War injuries due to fires and conflagrations
  • War injuries due to fires and conflagrations
  • War injuries due to fires and conflagrations
  • War injury due to fire or conflagration from gasoline bomb
  • War injury due to fireball effects of nuclear weapon
  • War injury due to nuclear weapons

Clinical Classification

Convert X08.8XXS to ICD-9-CM

  • ICD-9-CM Code: E929.4 - Late eff fire acc
    Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.