ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y93.11

Activity, swimming

Diagnosis Code Y93.11

ICD-10: Y93.11
Short Description: Activity, swimming
Long Description: Activity, swimming
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y93.11

Valid for Submission
The code Y93.11 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 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

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

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

  • "Hot Tub Rash" and "Swimmer's Ear" (Pseudomonas) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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