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ICD-10-CM Code Y09
Assault by unspecified means

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Y09 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of assault by unspecified means. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for Y09 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Assassination (attempted) NOS
Homicide (attempted) NOS
Manslaughter (attempted) NOS
Murder (attempted) NOS

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • This is an external cause code for use in a secondary position

ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'Y09 - Assault by unspecified means'

The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Y09. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.

Assault(homicidal) (by) (in) (Y09)
Assault(homicidal) (by) (in) (Y09) +


Assault by unspecified means (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code E968.9 was previously used, Y09 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Y09