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ICD-10-CM Code X39.0
Exposure to natural radiation

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

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.

Coding Notes for X39.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-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.

Parent Code: X39 - Exposure to other forces of nature

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/X390