ICD-10-CM Code X37.9XXA

Unspecified cataclysmic storm, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X37.9XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified cataclysmic storm, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X37.9XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by storms and floods resulting from storms or transport vehicle washed off road by storm.

ICD-10:X37.9XXA
Short Description:Unspecified cataclysmic storm, initial encounter
Long Description:Unspecified cataclysmic storm, 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 storms and floods resulting from storms
  • Transport vehicle washed off road by storm

Convert X37.9XXA to ICD-9

  • E908.9 - Acc d/t storm/flood 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