ICD-10 Diagnosis Code V78.4XXA

Prsn brd/alit from bus injured in nonclsn trnsp acc, init

Diagnosis Code V78.4XXA

ICD-10: V78.4XXA
Short Description: Prsn brd/alit from bus injured in nonclsn trnsp acc, init
Long Description: Person boarding or alighting from bus injured in noncollision transport accident, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code V78.4XXA

Valid for Submission
The code V78.4XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Bus occupant injured in noncollision transport accident (V78)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The code V78.4XXA is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Fall down stairs
  • Fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting
  • Noncollision motor vehicle traffic accident involving fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting
  • Noncollision motor vehicle traffic accident involving fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting, driver of motor vehicle injured
  • Noncollision motor vehicle traffic accident involving fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting, passenger of motor vehicle injured
  • Noncollision motor vehicle traffic accident involving fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting, pedal cyclist injured
  • Noncollision motor vehicle traffic accident involving fall down stairs of motor bus while boarding or alighting, pedestrian injured

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