ICD-10-CM Code X37.8

Other cataclysmic storms

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X37.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other cataclysmic storms. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X37.8
Short Description:Other cataclysmic storms
Long Description:Other cataclysmic storms

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

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code X37.8:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Cloudburst
  • Torrential rain

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code X37.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Cloudburst(any injury)
    • Drowning(accidental)
      • due to
        • cloudburst
    • Drowning(accidental)
      • due to
        • torrential rain
    • Forces of nature
      • cataclysmic storm
        • cloudburst
    • Forces of nature
      • cataclysmic storm
        • specified storm NEC
    • Forces of nature
      • cloudburst
    • Torrential rain(any injury)

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