ICD-10-CM Code Y93.11

Activity, swimming

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y93.11 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of activity, swimming. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Y93.11 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental collision between swimmers, accidental drowning or immersion while swimming, injury caused by watercraft accident involving collision, injury caused by watercraft accident involving collision, swimmer injured, injury in accidental collision between swimmers, injury to swimmer by watercraft propeller, etc

Short Description:Activity, swimming
Long Description:Activity, swimming

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y93.11 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Activity(involving) (of victim at time of event)
      • swimming


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Accidental collision between swimmers
  • Accidental drowning or immersion while swimming
  • Injury caused by watercraft accident involving collision
  • Injury caused by watercraft accident involving collision, swimmer injured
  • Injury in accidental collision between swimmers
  • Injury to swimmer by watercraft propeller

Convert Y93.11 to ICD-9

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Supplementary factors related to causes of morbidity classified elsewhere (Y90-Y99)
      • Activity codes (Y93)

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

Information for Patients

Water Safety (Recreational)

Playing in the water - whether swimming, boating or diving - can be fun. It can also be dangerous, especially for children. Being safe can help prevent injuries and drowning. To stay safe in the water

  • Avoid alcohol when swimming or boating
  • Wear a life jacket whenever you're in a boat
  • Don't swim alone, or in bad weather
  • Learn CPR
  • Learn to swim and teach your children to swim
  • Supervise your children when they are in the water
  • Prevent sunburns - use plenty of sunscreen

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