ICD-10-CM Code X37.41XA

Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X37.41XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X37.41XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by flooding, accident caused by movement of earth's crust, accident caused by tidal flooding, accident caused by tidal wave, accident caused by tsunami, tidal wave, etc

ICD-10:X37.41XA
Short Description:Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, init
Long Description:Tidal wave due to earthquake or volcanic eruption, initial encounter

Synonyms

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

  • Accident caused by flooding
  • Accident caused by movement of earth's crust
  • Accident caused by tidal flooding
  • Accident caused by tidal wave
  • Accident caused by tsunami
  • Tidal wave
  • Victim of environmental event
  • Victim of tsunami

Convert X37.41XA to ICD-9

  • E909.4 - Acc d/t tidalwave NOS (Approximate Flag)

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