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ICD-10-CM Code W21.4
Striking against diving board

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code W21.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'striking against diving board' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:


7th Digit Billable Code 7th Digit Specifies
A W21.4XXA initial encounter
D W21.4XXD subsequent encounter
S W21.4XXS sequela

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info

Coding Notes for W21.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code for subsequent falling into water, if applicable See code W16.-

ICD-10-CM External Cause Index References for 'W21.4 - Striking against diving board'

The ICD-10-CM External Cause Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code W21.4. Click on any term below to browse the external cause index.


Parent Code: W21 - Striking against or struck by sports equipment

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