ICD-10-CM Code X36.1

Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X36.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of avalanche, landslide, or mudslide. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X36.1
Short Description:Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide
Long Description:Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide

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

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code X36.1 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Forces of nature
      • avalanche
    • Forces of nature
      • earth movement
    • Forces of nature
      • landslide
    • Forces of nature
      • mudslide
    • Landslide(falling on transport vehicle)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to forces of nature (X30-X39)
      • Avalanche, landslide and other earth movements (X36)

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