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ICD-10-CM Code X94
Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge

NON-BILLABLE
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 X94 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of X94 that describes the diagnosis 'assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge' in more detail.


Coding Notes for X94 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."
Airgun - instead, use code X95.01
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 X94

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Assault by shotgun (event)
  • Assault by hunting rifle (event)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for place of occurrence
  • This is an external cause code for use in a secondary position

ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'X94 - Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge'

The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code X94. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.


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