ICD-10-CM Code X39.0
Exposure to natural radiation
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 X39.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of X39.0 that describes the diagnosis 'exposure to natural radiation' in more detail.
- X39.0 Exposure to natural radiation NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for X39.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Contact with and (suspected) exposure to radon and other naturally occuring radiation - instead, use code Z77.122
- Exposure to man-made radiation - instead, use Section W88-W90
- Exposure to sunlight - instead, use Code X32
ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'X39.0 - Exposure to natural radiation'
The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code X39.0. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.