2021 ICD-10-CM Code V67.9

Unspecified occupant of heavy transport vehicle injured in collision with fixed or stationary object in traffic accident

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:V67.9
Short Description:Occup of hv veh injured in clsn w statnry object in traf
Long Description:Unspecified occupant of heavy transport vehicle injured in collision with fixed or stationary object in traffic accident

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Occupant of hv veh injured in collision w statnry object (V67)

V67.9 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of unspecified occupant of heavy transport vehicle injured in collision with fixed or stationary object in traffic accident. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like V67.9 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Specific Coding for Occup of hv veh injured in clsn w statnry object in traf

Non-specific codes like V67.9 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for occup of hv veh injured in clsn w statnry object in traf:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V67.9XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V67.9XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V67.9XXS for sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code V67.9 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

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)