ICD-10-CM Code X37.4

Tidalwave

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X37.4 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of tidalwave. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X37.4
Short Description:Tidalwave
Long Description:Tidalwave

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

  • X37.41 - Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption
  • X37.41XA - Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, initial encounter
  • X37.41XD - Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, subsequent encounter
  • X37.41XS - Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, sequela
  • X37.42 - Tidal wave due to storm
  • X37.42XA - Tidal wave due to storm, initial encounter
  • X37.42XD - Tidal wave due to storm, subsequent encounter
  • X37.42XS - Tidal wave due to storm, sequela
  • X37.43 - Tidal wave due to landslide
  • X37.43XA - Tidal wave due to landslide, initial encounter
  • X37.43XD - Tidal wave due to landslide, subsequent encounter
  • X37.43XS - Tidal wave due to landslide, sequela

Clinical Information

  • TIDAL WAVES-. water waves caused by the gravitational interactions between the earth; moon; and sun.

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to forces of nature (X30-X39)
      • Cataclysmic storm (X37)

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