Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y93.61

Activity, american tackle football

  • Y93.61 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, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, Y93.61 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A competitive team sport played on a rectangular field. This is the american or canadian version of the game and also includes the form known as rugby. It does not include non-north american football (= soccer).
Applicable To
  • Activity, football NOS
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • Y93.61 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
  • Y93.61 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
Convert ICD-10-CM Y93.61 to ICD-9-CM