X92.3 - Assault by drowning and submersion in natural water

Version 2022
ICD-10:X92.3
Short Description:Assault by drowning and submersion in natural water
Long Description:Assault by drowning and submersion in natural water
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)

X92.3 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 in natural water. 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 in natural water

Non-specific codes like X92.3 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 in natural water:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X92.3XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X92.3XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use X92.3XXS for sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for this diagnosis code in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

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)