ICD-10 Code V49.81

Car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code
ICD-10: V49.81
Short Description:Car occupant injured in trnsp accident w military vehicle
Long Description:Car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10 V49.81 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle. The code is NOT valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • V49.81XA - Car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle, initial encounter
  • V49.81XD - Car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle, subsequent encounter
  • V49.81XS - Car occupant (driver) (passenger) injured in transport accident with military vehicle, sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Car occupant injured in other and unsp transport accidents (V49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code V49.81 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Accident(to)
      • transport (involving injury to)
        • car occupant
          • specified type NEC
            • military vehicle

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.