ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y99.8

Other external cause status

Diagnosis Code Y99.8

ICD-10: Y99.8
Short Description: Other external cause status
Long Description: Other external cause status
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y99.8

Valid for Submission
The code Y99.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Supplementary factors related to causes of morbidity classified elsewhere (Y90-Y99)
      • External cause status (Y99)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E000.8 - Externl cause status NEC

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The code Y99.8 is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while engaged in sport or recreational activity without diving equipment
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while hunting, except from boat or with diving equipment
  • Accidental drowning or immersion during recreation
  • Accidental drowning or immersion while fishing from shore, bank or fixed structure
  • Recreation submersion accident
  • Submersion - accidental

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Y99.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y99.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • External cause status
      • child assisting in compensated work for family
    • External cause status
      • family member assisting in compensated work for other family member
    • External cause status
      • hobby not done for income
    • External cause status
      • leisure activity
    • External cause status
      • off-duty activity of military personnel
    • External cause status
      • recreation or sport not for income or while a student
    • External cause status
      • specified NEC
    • External cause status
      • student activity
    • Status of external cause
      • child assisting in compensated work for family
    • Status of external cause
      • family member assisting in compensated work for other family member
    • Status of external cause
      • hobby not done for income
    • Status of external cause
      • leisure activity
    • Status of external cause
      • off-duty activity of military personnel
    • Status of external cause
      • recreation or sport not for income or while a student
    • Status of external cause
      • specified NEC
    • Status of external cause
      • student activity

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