2022 ICD-10-CM Code V33.0XXA

Driver of three-wheeled motor vehicle injured in collision with car, pick-up truck or van in nontraffic accident, initial encounter

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:V33.0XXA
Short Description:Driver of 3-whl mv inj pk-up truck, pk-up/van nontraf, init
Long Description:Driver of three-wheeled motor vehicle injured in collision with car, pick-up truck or van in nontraffic accident, initial encounter

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Occupant of 3-whl mv injured pick-up truck, pk-up/van (V33)

V33.0XXA is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of driver of three-wheeled motor vehicle injured in collision with car, pick-up truck or van in nontraffic accident, initial encounter. The code V33.0XXA is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

V33.0XXA is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like driver of three-wheeled motor vehicle injured in collision with car pick-up truck or van in nontraffic accident. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

Present on Admission (POA)

V33.0XXA is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here.

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert V33.0XXA to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code V33.0XXA its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)