X92 - Assault by drowning and submersion

Version 2022
ICD-10:X92
Short Description:Assault by drowning and submersion
Long Description:Assault by drowning and submersion
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2022
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Assault (X92-Y09)
      • Assault by drowning and submersion (X92)

X92 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of assault by drowning and submersion. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Assault by drowning and submersion

Non-specific codes like X92 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for assault by drowning and submersion:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.0 for Assault by drowning and submersion while in bathtub
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.1 for Assault by drowning and submersion while in swimming pool
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.2 for Assault by drowning and submersion after push into swimming pool
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.3 for Assault by drowning and submersion in natural water
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.8 for Other assault by drowning and submersion
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - X92.9 for Assault by drowning and submersion, unspecified

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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

Patient Education


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


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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


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)