ICD-10-CM Code X95

Assault by other and unspecified firearm and gun discharge

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X95 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of assault by other and unspecified firearm and gun discharge. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X95
Short Description:Assault by other and unspecified firearm and gun discharge
Long Description:Assault by other and unspecified firearm and gun discharge

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

  • X95.0 - Assault by gas, air or spring-operated guns
  • X95.01 - Assault by airgun discharge
  • X95.01XA - Assault by airgun discharge, initial encounter
  • X95.01XD - Assault by airgun discharge, subsequent encounter
  • X95.01XS - Assault by airgun discharge, sequela
  • X95.02 - Assault by paintball gun discharge
  • X95.02XA - Assault by paintball gun discharge, initial encounter
  • X95.02XD - Assault by paintball gun discharge, subsequent encounter
  • X95.02XS - Assault by paintball gun discharge, sequela
  • X95.09 - Assault by other gas, air or spring-operated gun
  • X95.09XA - Assault by other gas, air or spring-operated gun, initial encounter
  • X95.09XD - Assault by other gas, air or spring-operated gun, subsequent encounter
  • X95.09XS - Assault by other gas, air or spring-operated gun, sequela
  • X95.8 - Assault by other firearm discharge
  • X95.8XXA - Assault by other firearm discharge, initial encounter
  • X95.8XXD - Assault by other firearm discharge, subsequent encounter
  • X95.8XXS - Assault by other firearm discharge, sequela
  • X95.9 - Assault by unspecified firearm discharge
  • X95.9XXA - Assault by unspecified firearm discharge, initial encounter
  • X95.9XXD - Assault by unspecified firearm discharge, subsequent encounter
  • X95.9XXS - Assault by unspecified firearm discharge, sequela

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 X95:

7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.
  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category X95

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.
  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Assault (X92-Y09)
      • Assault by other and unspecified firearm and gun discharge (X95)

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