Striking against or struck by sports equipment (W21)

    • ICD-10 Index

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

        • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)

            • Striking against or struck by sports equipment (W21)
            • W21 - Striking against or struck by sports equipment NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.0 - Struck by hit or thrown ball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.00 - Struck by hit or thrown ball, unspecified type NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.00XA - Struck by hit or thrown ball, unspecified type, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.00XD - Struck by hit or thrown ball, unspecified type, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.00XS - Struck by hit or thrown ball, unspecified type, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.01 - Struck by football NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.01XA - Struck by football, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.01XD - Struck by football, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.01XS - Struck by football, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.02 - Struck by soccer ball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.02XA - Struck by soccer ball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.02XD - Struck by soccer ball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.02XS - Struck by soccer ball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.03 - Struck by baseball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.03XA - Struck by baseball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.03XD - Struck by baseball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.03XS - Struck by baseball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.04 - Struck by golf ball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.04XA - Struck by golf ball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.04XD - Struck by golf ball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.04XS - Struck by golf ball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.05 - Struck by basketball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.05XA - Struck by basketball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.05XD - Struck by basketball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.05XS - Struck by basketball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.06 - Struck by volleyball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.06XA - Struck by volleyball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.06XD - Struck by volleyball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.06XS - Struck by volleyball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.07 - Struck by softball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.07XA - Struck by softball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.07XD - Struck by softball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.07XS - Struck by softball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.09 - Struck by other hit or thrown ball NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.09XA - Struck by other hit or thrown ball, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.09XD - Struck by other hit or thrown ball, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.09XS - Struck by other hit or thrown ball, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.1 - Struck by bat, racquet or club NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.11 - Struck by baseball bat NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.11XA - Struck by baseball bat, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.11XD - Struck by baseball bat, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.11XS - Struck by baseball bat, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.12 - Struck by tennis racquet NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.12XA - Struck by tennis racquet, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.12XD - Struck by tennis racquet, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.12XS - Struck by tennis racquet, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.13 - Struck by golf club NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.13XA - Struck by golf club, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.13XD - Struck by golf club, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.13XS - Struck by golf club, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.19 - Struck by other bat, racquet or club NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.19XA - Struck by other bat, racquet or club, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.19XD - Struck by other bat, racquet or club, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.19XS - Struck by other bat, racquet or club, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.2 - Struck by hockey stick or puck NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.21 - Struck by hockey stick NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.210 - Struck by ice hockey stick NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.210A - Struck by ice hockey stick, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.210D - Struck by ice hockey stick, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.210S - Struck by ice hockey stick, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.211 - Struck by field hockey stick NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.211A - Struck by field hockey stick, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.211D - Struck by field hockey stick, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.211S - Struck by field hockey stick, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.22 - Struck by hockey puck NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.220 - Struck by ice hockey puck NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.220A - Struck by ice hockey puck, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.220D - Struck by ice hockey puck, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.220S - Struck by ice hockey puck, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.221 - Struck by field hockey puck NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.221A - Struck by field hockey puck, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.221D - Struck by field hockey puck, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.221S - Struck by field hockey puck, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.3 - Struck by sports foot wear NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.31 - Struck by shoe cleats NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.31XA - Struck by shoe cleats, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.31XD - Struck by shoe cleats, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.31XS - Struck by shoe cleats, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.32 - Struck by skate blades NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.32XA - Struck by skate blades, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.32XD - Struck by skate blades, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.32XS - Struck by skate blades, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.39 - Struck by other sports foot wear NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.39XA - Struck by other sports foot wear, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.39XD - Struck by other sports foot wear, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.39XS - Struck by other sports foot wear, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.4 - Striking against diving board NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.4XXA - Striking against diving board, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.4XXD - Striking against diving board, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.4XXS - Striking against diving board, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.8 - Striking against or struck by other sports equipment NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.81 - Striking against or struck by football helmet NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.81XA - Striking against or struck by football helmet, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.81XD - Striking against or struck by football helmet, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.81XS - Striking against or struck by football helmet, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.89 - Striking against or struck by other sports equipment NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.89XA - Striking against or struck by oth sports equipment, init BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.89XD - Striking against or struck by oth sports equipment, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.89XS - Striking against or struck by oth sports equipment, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.9 - Striking against or struck by unspecified sports equipment NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.9XXA - Striking against or struck by unsp sports equipment, init BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.9XXD - Striking against or struck by unsp sports equipment, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • W21.9XXS - Striking against or struck by unsp sports equipment, sequela BILLABLE CODE

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • assault with sports equipment Y08.0
  • striking against or struck by sports equipment with subsequent fall W18.01

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 W21

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