Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y09

Assault by unspecified means

    2016 Specific Code

  • Y09 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • Y09 is a specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Y09. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Assassination (attempted) NOS
  • Homicide (attempted) NOS
  • Manslaughter (attempted) NOS
  • Murder (attempted) NOS
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cause of injury, assault
  • Traumatic injury due to assault
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Y09 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.

Convert ICD-10-CM Y09 to ICD-9-CM