2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.721

Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing drowning and submersion

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • W16.721 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing drown
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM W16.721 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of W16.721 - other international versions of ICD-10 W16.721 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • W16.721 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury.
The following code(s) above W16.721 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to W16.721:
  • V00-Y99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range V00-Y99

    External causes of morbidity

    Note
    • This chapter permits the classification of environmental events and circumstances as the cause of injury, and other adverse effects. Where a code from this section is applicable, it is intended that it shall be used secondary to a code from another chapter of the Classification indicating the nature of the condition. Most often, the condition will be classifiable to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88). Other conditions that may be stated to be due to external causes are classified in Chapters I to XVIII. For these conditions, codes from Chapter 20 should be used to provide additional information as to the cause of the condition.
    External causes of morbidity
  • W00-W19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range W00-W19

    Slipping, tripping, stumbling and falls

    Type 1 Excludes
    • assault involving a fall (Y01-Y02)
    • fall from animal (V80.-)
    • fall (in) (from) machinery (in operation) (W28-W31)
    • fall (in) (from) transport vehicle (V01-V99)
    • intentional self-harm involving a fall (X80-X81)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • at risk for fall (history of fall) Z91.81
    • fall (in) (from) burning building (X00.-)
    • fall into fire (X00-X04, X08)
    Slipping, tripping, stumbling and falls
  • W16
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16

    Fall, jump or diving into water

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • accidental non-watercraft drowning and submersion not involving fall (W65-W74)
    • effects of air pressure from diving (W94.-)
    • fall into water from watercraft (V90-V94)
    • hitting an object or against bottom when falling from watercraft (V94.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • striking or hitting diving board (W21.4)
    Fall, jump or diving into water
  • W16.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.7

    Jumping or diving from boat

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Fall from boat into water -see watercraft accident (V90-V94)
    Jumping or diving from boat
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to W16.721:
  • Type 1 Excludes: V92
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code V92

    Drowning and submersion due to accident on board watercraft, without accident to watercraft

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • civilian water transport accident involving military watercraft (V94.81-)
    • drowning or submersion due to accident to watercraft (V90-V91)
    • drowning or submersion of diver who voluntarily jumps from boat not involved in an accident (W16.711, W16.721)
    • fall into water without watercraft (W16.-)
    • military watercraft accident in military or war operations (Y36, Y37)

External Cause Index entries containing back-references to W16.721:
  • Drowning (accidental) W74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W74

    Unspecified cause of accidental drowning and submersion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Drowning NOS
    • following
      • jump or dive
        • from boat W16.711
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.711

          Jumping or diving from boat striking water surface causing drowning and submersion

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • striking bottom W16.721
  • Jumped, jumping
    • from
      • boat (into water) voluntarily, without accident (to or on boat) W16.712
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.712

        Jumping or diving from boat striking water surface causing other injury

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • striking bottom W16.722
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.722

          Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing other injury

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • causing drowning W16.721
  • Striking against
    • bottom when
      • diving or jumping into water (in) W16.822
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.822

        Jumping or diving into other water striking bottom causing other injury

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • from boat W16.722
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W16.722

          Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing other injury

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • causing drowning W16.721

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To W16.721
W16.71 Jumping or diving from boat striking water surface
W16.711 Jumping or diving from boat striking water surface causing drowning and submersion
W16.711A …… initial encounter
W16.711D …… subsequent encounter
W16.711S …… sequela
W16.712 Jumping or diving from boat striking water surface causing other injury
W16.712A …… initial encounter
W16.712D …… subsequent encounter
W16.712S …… sequela
W16.72 Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom
W16.721 Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing drowning and submersion
W16.721A …… initial encounter
W16.721D …… subsequent encounter
W16.721S …… sequela
W16.722 Jumping or diving from boat striking bottom causing other injury
W16.722A …… initial encounter
W16.722D …… subsequent encounter
W16.722S …… sequela
W16.8 Jumping or diving into other water
W16.81 Jumping or diving into other water striking water surface
W16.811 Jumping or diving into other water striking water surface causing drowning and submersion

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.