Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E832
Other accidental submersion or drowning in water transport accident
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below E832 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
E832 Includes
  • submersion or drowning as a result of an accident other than accident to the watercraft, such as:
    • fall:
      • from gangplank
      • from ship
      • overboard
    • thrown overboard by motion of ship
    • washed overboard
E832 Excludes
  • submersion or drowning of swimmer or diver who voluntarily jumps from boat not involved in an accident (E910.0-E910.9)
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