ICD-10 Diagnosis Code V92.08XA

Drowning and submersion due to fall off unpowr wtrcrft, init

Diagnosis Code V92.08XA

ICD-10: V92.08XA
Short Description: Drowning and submersion due to fall off unpowr wtrcrft, init
Long Description: Drowning and submersion due to fall off other unpowered watercraft, initial encounter
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code V92.08XA

Valid for Submission
The code V92.08XA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Drown due to acc on board wtrcrft, w/o accident to wtrcrft (V92)

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-9
  • E832.9 - Submers NEC-person NOS (Approximate Flag)

Present on Admission (POA)
The code V92.08XA is exempt from POA reporting.

Information for Patients


Drowning

People drown when they get too much water in their lungs. You can drown in as little as an inch or two of water. Babies can drown in a sink or bathtub. Preschoolers are most likely to drown in a swimming pool. People who have seizure disorders are also at risk in the water. Drowning can happen quickly and silently.

Drowning precautions should include

  • Fences around pools
  • Supervising children near any body of water, including tubs
  • Not swimming or boating when under the influence of alcohol or sedatives
  • Wearing life jackets when boating
  • Learning CPR
  • Near drowning (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.

Present on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

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