Valid for Submission
V44.5XXD is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of car driver injured in collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus in traffic accident, subsequent encounter. The code V44.5XXD 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.
V44.5XXD is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like car driver injured in collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus in traffic accident. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert V44.5XXD to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code V44.5XXD 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.