ICD-10-CM Code X36.1XXA

Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X36.1XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of avalanche, landslide, or mudslide, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X36.1XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by landslide, accident caused by mud slide, accident caused by rockfall, accident caused by snow avalanche, avalanche, landslide, etc

Short Description:Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide, initial encounter
Long Description:Avalanche, landslide, or mudslide, initial encounter


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

  • Accident caused by landslide
  • Accident caused by mud slide
  • Accident caused by rockfall
  • Accident caused by snow avalanche
  • Avalanche
  • Landslide
  • Mud slide

Convert X36.1XXA to ICD-9

  • E909.2 - Acc d/t avalanche (Approximate Flag)

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