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ICD-10-CM Code Y36.44
War operations involving unarmed hand to hand combat

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 Y36.44 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Y36.44 that describes the diagnosis 'war operations involving unarmed hand to hand combat' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Y36.44 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."
War operations involving combat using blunt or piercing object - instead, use code Y36.45-
War operations involving intentional restriction of air and airway - instead, use code Y36.46-
War operations involving unintentional restriction of air and airway - instead, use code Y36.47-

ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'Y36.44 - War operations involving unarmed hand to hand combat'

The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Y36.44. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.


Parent Code: Y36.4 - War operations involving firearm discharge and other forms of conventional warfare

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Y3644