Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y38.80

Terrorism involving unspecified means

  • Y38.80 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 3 codes below Y38.80 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2015, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Terrorism NOS
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • Y38.80 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.