ICD-10-CM Code X96.8

Assault by other specified explosive

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

X96.8 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 specified explosive. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:X96.8
Short Description:Assault by other specified explosive
Long Description:Assault by other specified explosive

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

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code X96.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • bomb
        • specified NEC
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • dynamite
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • dynamite
        • in
          • assault
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • dynamite
        • in
          • homicide (attempt)
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • explosive (material)
        • specified NEC
          • in
            • assault
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • explosive (material)
        • specified NEC
          • in
            • homicide (attempt)
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • grenade
        • in
          • assault
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • grenade
        • in
          • homicide (attempt)
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • homicide (attempt)
        • specified NEC
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • mortar bomb
        • in
          • assault
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • mortar bomb
        • in
          • homicide (attempt)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Assault (X92-Y09)
      • Assault by explosive material (X96)

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