ICD-10-CM Code Y08.89

Assault by other specified means

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y08.89 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:Y08.89
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:

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y08.89 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Acid throwing(assault)
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • burning, burns (by fire) NEC
        • acid
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • burning, burns (by fire) NEC
        • caustic, corrosive substance
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • burning, burns (by fire) NEC
        • vitriol
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • caustic, corrosive substance (gas)
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • injury
        • to child due to criminal abortion attempt NEC
    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • specified means NEC
    • Exposure(to)
      • cold (accidental) (excessive) (extreme) (natural) (place)
        • assault
    • Exposure(to)
      • cold (accidental) (excessive) (extreme) (natural) (place)
        • homicide (attempt)
    • Exposure(to)
      • electric current
        • caused by other person
    • Exposure(to)
      • electric current
        • homicide (attempt)
    • Exposure(to)
      • electric current
        • taser
          • assault
    • Pushed, pushing(accidental) (injury in)
      • by other person (s) (accidental)
        • from
          • transport vehicle NEC
            • stated as
              • intentional, homicide (attempt)

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