Accidental drowning and submersion while in natural water W69- >

Applicable To
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while in lake
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while in open sea
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while in river
  • Accidental drowning and submersion while in stream
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as W69. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • accidental drowning and submersion due to fall into natural body of water (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.111

    Fall into natural body of water striking water surface causing drowning and submersion

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • drowning and submersion while in natural body of water without fall (W69)
    W16.111
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.121

    Fall into natural body of water striking bottom causing drowning and submersion

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • drowning and submersion while in natural body of water without fall (W69)
    W16.121
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.131

    Fall into natural body of water striking side causing drowning and submersion

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • drowning and submersion while in natural body of water without fall (W69)
    W16.131
    )
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