2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X93

Assault by handgun discharge

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • X93 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM X93 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of X93 - other international versions of ICD-10 X93 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • X93 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Applicable To
  • Assault by discharge of gun for single hand use
  • Assault by discharge of pistol
  • Assault by discharge of revolver
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as X93. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • Very pistol (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X95.8

    Assault by other firearm discharge

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Assault by very pistol [flare] discharge
    X95.8
    )
The following code(s) above X93 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to X93:
  • V00-Y99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range V00-Y99

    External causes of morbidity

    Note
    • This chapter permits the classification of environmental events and circumstances as the cause of injury, and other adverse effects. Where a code from this section is applicable, it is intended that it shall be used secondary to a code from another chapter of the Classification indicating the nature of the condition. Most often, the condition will be classifiable to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88). Other conditions that may be stated to be due to external causes are classified in Chapters I to XVIII. For these conditions, codes from Chapter 20 should be used to provide additional information as to the cause of the condition.
    External causes of morbidity
  • X92-Y09
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range X92-Y09

    Assault

    Includes
    • homicide
    • injuries inflicted by another person with intent to injure or kill, by any means
    Type 1 Excludes
    • injuries due to legal intervention (Y35.-)
    • injuries due to operations of war (Y36.-)
    • injuries due to terrorism (Y38.-)
    Assault
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to X93:
  • Type 1 Excludes: W32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W32

    Accidental handgun discharge and malfunction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of gun for single hand use
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of pistol
    • accidental discharge and malfunction of revolver
    • Handgun discharge and malfunction NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • accidental airgun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental BB gun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental pellet gun discharge and malfunction (W34.010, W34.110)
    • accidental shotgun discharge and malfunction (W33.01, W33.11)
    • assault by handgun discharge (X93)
    • handgun discharge involving legal intervention (Y35.0-)
    • handgun discharge involving military or war operations (Y36.4-)
    • intentional self-harm by handgun discharge (X72)
    • Very pistol discharge and malfunction (W34.09, W34.19)

External Cause Index entries containing back-references to X93:
  • Assault (homicidal) (by) (in) Y09
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y09

    Assault by unspecified means

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Assassination (attempted) NOS
    • Homicide (attempted) NOS
    • Manslaughter (attempted) NOS
    • Murder (attempted) NOS
    • firearm X95.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X95.9

      Assault by unspecified firearm discharge

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • handgun X93
  • Discharge (accidental)
    • firearm (accidental) W34.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W34.00

      Accidental discharge from unspecified firearms or gun

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Discharge from firearm NOS
      • Gunshot wound NOS
      • Shot NOS
      • handgun (pistol) (revolver) W32.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W32.0

        Accidental handgun discharge

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • assault X93
        • homicide X93 (attempt)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To X93
X92.3XXD …… subsequent encounter
X92.3XXS …… sequela
X92.8 Other assault by drowning and submersion
X92.8XXA …… initial encounter
X92.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
X92.8XXS …… sequela
X92.9 Assault by drowning and submersion, unspecified
X92.9XXA …… initial encounter
X92.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
X92.9XXS …… sequela
X93 Assault by handgun discharge
X93.XXXA Assault by handgun discharge, initial encounter
X93.XXXD Assault by handgun discharge, subsequent encounter
X93.XXXS Assault by handgun discharge, sequela
X94 Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge
X94.0 Assault by shotgun
X94.0XXA …… initial encounter
X94.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
X94.0XXS …… sequela
X94.1 Assault by hunting rifle
X94.1XXA …… initial encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.