ICD-10-CM Code W93.11

Contact with liquid air

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

W93.11 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of contact with liquid air. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:W93.11
Short Description:Contact with liquid air
Long Description:Contact with liquid air

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code W93.11:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Contact with liquid hydrogen
  • Contact with liquid nitrogen

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code W93.11 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Exposure(to)
      • cold (accidental) (excessive) (extreme) (natural) (place)
        • due to
          • man-made conditions
            • liquid air (contact) (hydrogen) (nitrogen)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure (W85-W99)
      • Exposure to excessive cold of man-made origin (W93)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020