Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y93.79

Activity, other specified sports and athletics

  • Y93.79 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, Y93.79 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Type 1 Excludes
  • sports and athletics activities specified in categories Y93.0-Y93.6
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • Y93.79 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
  • Y93.79 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
Convert ICD-10-CM Y93.79 to ICD-9-CM