ICD-10-CM Code X96.8XXA

Assault by other specified explosive, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

X96.8XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of assault by other specified explosive, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code X96.8XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like assault by booby trap bomb, assault by car bomb, assault by dynamite, assault by explosive device, assault by explosive device, assault by explosive device, etc

ICD-10:X96.8XXA
Short Description:Assault by other specified explosive, initial encounter
Long Description:Assault by other specified explosive, initial encounter

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Assault by booby trap bomb
  • Assault by car bomb
  • Assault by dynamite
  • Assault by explosive device
  • Assault by explosive device
  • Assault by explosive device
  • Assault by explosive device
  • Assault by land-mine

Convert X96.8XXA to ICD-9

  • E965.8 - Assault-explosive NEC (Approximate Flag)

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