2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y36.591

War operation involving other effects of nuclear weapons, civilian

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Y36.591 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: War operation w oth effects of nuclear weapons, civilian
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Y36.591 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Y36.591 - other international versions of ICD-10 Y36.591 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Y36.591 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
The following code(s) above Y36.591 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 Y36.591:
  • V00-Y99
    2020 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
  • Y36
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y36

    Operations of war

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • injuries to military personnel and civilians caused by war, civil insurrection, and peacekeeping missions
    Type 1 Excludes
    Operations of war
  • Y36.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y36.5

    War operations involving nuclear weapons

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • War operations involving dirty bomb NOS
    War operations involving nuclear weapons
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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Y36.591
Y36.540S …… sequela
Y36.541 War operation involving nuclear radiation effects of nuclear weapon, civilian
Y36.541A …… initial encounter
Y36.541D …… subsequent encounter
Y36.541S …… sequela
Y36.59 War operation involving other effects of nuclear weapons
Y36.590 War operation involving other effects of nuclear weapons, military personnel
Y36.590A …… initial encounter
Y36.590D …… subsequent encounter
Y36.590S …… sequela
Y36.591 War operation involving other effects of nuclear weapons, civilian
Y36.591A …… initial encounter
Y36.591D …… subsequent encounter
Y36.591S …… sequela
Y36.6 War operations involving biological weapons
Y36.6X War operations involving biological weapons
Y36.6X0 War operations involving biological weapons, military personnel
Y36.6X0A …… initial encounter
Y36.6X0D …… subsequent encounter
Y36.6X0S …… sequela
Y36.6X1 War operations involving biological weapons, civilian

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