ICD-10-CM Code Y38.2

Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y38.2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of terrorism involving other explosions and fragments. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments
Long Description:Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments

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

  • Y38.2X - Terrorism involving other explosions and fragments
  • Y38.2X1 - ... public safety official injured
  • Y38.2X1A - ... public safety official injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.2X1D - ... public safety official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.2X1S - ... public safety official injured, sequela
  • Y38.2X2 - ... civilian injured
  • Y38.2X2A - ... civilian injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.2X2D - ... civilian injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.2X2S - ... civilian injured, sequela
  • Y38.2X3 - ... terrorist injured
  • Y38.2X3A - ... terrorist injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.2X3D - ... terrorist injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.2X3S - ... terrorist injured, 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 Y38.2:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Terrorism involving antipersonnel (fragments) bomb
  • Terrorism involving blast NOS
  • Terrorism involving explosion NOS
  • Terrorism involving explosion of breech block
  • Terrorism involving explosion of cannon block
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of artillery shell
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of bomb
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of grenade
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of guided missile
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of land mine
  • Terrorism involving explosion of mortar bomb
  • Terrorism involving explosion of munitions
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of rocket
  • Terrorism involving explosion (fragments) of shell
  • Terrorism involving shrapnel
  • Terrorism involving mine NOS, on land

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • terrorism involving explosion of nuclear weapon Y38.5
  • terrorism involving suicide bomber Y38.81

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Terrorism (Y38)

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