Drowning and submersion, undetermined intent (Y21)

    • ICD-10 Index

      • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)

        • Event of undetermined intent (Y21-Y33)

            • Drowning and submersion, undetermined intent (Y21)
            • Y21 - Drowning and submersion, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.0 - Drown while in bathtub, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.0XXA - Drown while in bathtub, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.0XXD - Drown while in bathtub, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.0XXS - Drown while in bathtub, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.1 - Drown after fall into bathtub, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.1XXA - Drown after fall into bathtub, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.1XXD - Drown after fall into bathtub, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.1XXS - Drown after fall into bathtub, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.2 - Drown while in swimming pool, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.2XXA - Drown while in swimming pool, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.2XXD - Drown while in swimming pool, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.2XXS - Drown while in swimming pool, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.3 - Drown after fall into swimming pool, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.3XXA - Drown after fall into swimming pool, undet intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.3XXD - Drown after fall into swimming pool, undet intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.3XXS - Drown after fall into swimming pool, undet intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.4 - Drown in natural water, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.4XXA - Drown in natural water, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.4XXD - Drown in natural water, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.4XXS - Drown in natural water, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.8 - Other drowning and submersion, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.8XXA - Oth drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.8XXD - Oth drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.8XXS - Other drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.9 - Unspecified drowning and submersion, undetermined intent NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.9XXA - Unsp drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, init BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.9XXD - Unsp drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • Y21.9XXS - Unsp drowning and submersion, undetermined intent, sequela BILLABLE CODE

Instructional Notations

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.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category Y21

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

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela