ICD-10 Diagnosis Code X00.8

Other exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure

Diagnosis Code X00.8

ICD-10: X00.8
Short Description: Other exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure
Long Description: Other exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code X00.8

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The code X00.8 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to smoke, fire and flames (X00-X08)
      • Exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure (X00)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code X00.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Exposure(to)
      • fire, flames (accidental)
        • uncontrolled
          • in building or structure
            • specified mode of injury NEC
    • Melting(due to fire)
      • fittings or furniture (burning building) (uncontrolled fire)
    • Suffocation(accidental) (by external means) (by pressure) (mechanical)
      • in
        • burning building

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