ICD-10-CM Code X37.42XA

Tidal wave due to storm, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X37.42XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tidal wave due to storm, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X37.42XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by tidal wave storm.

Short Description:Tidal wave due to storm, initial encounter
Long Description:Tidal wave due to storm, 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 tidal wave storm

Convert X37.42XA to ICD-9

  • E908.0 - Accident d/t hurricane (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