Code Y93D1 – Injured While CrochetingBy Rachel Choi – 26 Comments
Have you ever injured yourself while crocheting? Cramped your hand up, cut yourself, poked an eye out? Now there’s a medical code for that – Code Y93D1: Injured While Crocheting or Knitting.
Hospitals and doctors in the U.S. use thousands of codes for medical services when billing to insurance companies. In a recent article it discusses over 120,000 new codes that are being added, one of which is the crochet/knitting code. The purpose of these new codes is to help describe as best as possible how or where the injury occurred.
Other than the code for crocheting there are other fun codes, such as being injured in an opera house, being injured by walking into a lamp post, injured from a burn due to water skis on fire, etc. Here’s a link to the original article: Walked Into a Lamppost? Hurt While Crocheting? Help Is on the Way Feel free to search though the different codes if you’re interested!
What do you think about Code Y93D1 – Injured While Crocheting? Have you ever injured yourself while crocheting?