Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y93.11

Activity, swimming

  • Y93.11 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, Y93.11 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of physical exertion or endurance.
  • Propelling the whole body through water by means of limb and body movements without taking support from the ground underneath.
  • The act of propelling the body through water by movement of the arms and/or legs.
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • Y93.11 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Present On Admission
  • Y93.11 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
Convert ICD-10-CM Y93.11 to ICD-9-CM