ICD-10-CM Code Y38.8

Terrorism involving other and unspecified means

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Y38.8 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 and unspecified means. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y38.8
Short Description:Terrorism involving other and unspecified means
Long Description:Terrorism involving other and unspecified means

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

  • Y38.80 - Terrorism involving unspecified means
  • Y38.80XA - Terrorism involving unspecified means, initial encounter
  • Y38.80XD - Terrorism involving unspecified means, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.80XS - Terrorism involving unspecified means, sequela
  • Y38.81 - Terrorism involving suicide bomber
  • Y38.811 - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, public safety official injured
  • Y38.811A - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, public safety official injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.811D - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, public safety official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.811S - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, public safety official injured, sequela
  • Y38.812 - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, civilian injured
  • Y38.812A - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, civilian injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.812D - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, civilian injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.812S - Terrorism involving suicide bomber, civilian injured, sequela
  • Y38.89 - Terrorism involving other means
  • Y38.891 - Terrorism involving other means, public safety official injured
  • Y38.891A - Terrorism involving other means, public safety official injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.891D - Terrorism involving other means, public safety official injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.891S - Terrorism involving other means, public safety official injured, sequela
  • Y38.892 - Terrorism involving other means, civilian injured
  • Y38.892A - Terrorism involving other means, civilian injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.892D - Terrorism involving other means, civilian injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.892S - Terrorism involving other means, civilian injured, sequela
  • Y38.893 - Terrorism involving other means, terrorist injured
  • Y38.893A - Terrorism involving other means, terrorist injured, initial encounter
  • Y38.893D - Terrorism involving other means, terrorist injured, subsequent encounter
  • Y38.893S - Terrorism involving other means, terrorist injured, sequela

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