Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y93.61

Activity, american tackle football

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

  • Y93.61 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
  • Y93.61 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Y93.61. Other international versions of ICD-10 Y93.61 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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 Rules
  • Y93.61 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
Present On Admission
  • Y93.61 is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM Y93.61 to ICD-9-CM