ICD-10-CM Code X36
Avalanche, landslide and other earth movements
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code X36 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of X36 that describes the diagnosis 'avalanche, landslide and other earth movements' in more detail.
- X36 Avalanche, landslide and other earth movements NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for X36 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Victim of mudslide of cataclysmic nature
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Earthquake - instead, use Code X34
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Transport accident involving collision with avalanche or landslide not in motion - instead, use Section V01-V99
7th Character Extension Notes:
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
- The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category See Code X36
ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'X36 - Avalanche, landslide and other earth movements'
The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code X36. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.