ICD-10-CM Code Y08.8

Assault by other specified means

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y08.8 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 means. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y08.8
Short Description:Assault by other specified means
Long Description:Assault by other specified means

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

  • Y08.81 - Assault by crashing of aircraft
  • Y08.81XA - Assault by crashing of aircraft, initial encounter
  • Y08.81XD - Assault by crashing of aircraft, subsequent encounter
  • Y08.81XS - Assault by crashing of aircraft, sequela
  • Y08.89 - Assault by other specified means
  • Y08.89XA - ... initial encounter
  • Y08.89XD - ... subsequent encounter
  • Y08.89XS - ... sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Assault (X92-Y09)
      • Assault by other specified means (Y08)

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