As of October 1, 2014 the ICD 9 coding used has an additional 86,000 codes. One of the most gruesome medical codes is E978.
ICD 9 E 978 “Legal Execution”
All executions performed at the behest of the judiciary or ruling authority [whether permanent or temporary] as:
•asphyxiation by gas
•beheading, decapitation (by guillotine)
•other specified means
Excerpt from: Obamacare Billing Code for Executions and Beheadings …