Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y93.79

Activity, other specified sports and athletics

    2015 Billable Code Not A Principal Dx POA Exempt

  • Y93.79 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • Y93.79 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, Y93.79 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Y93.79. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Type 1 Excludes
  • sports and athletics activities specified in categories Y93.0-Y93.6
Present On Admission
  • Y93.79 is considered exempt from POA reporting.

Convert ICD-10-CM Y93.79 to ICD-9-CM