2022 ICD-10-CM Code V82.9

Occupant of streetcar injured in unspecified traffic accident

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:V82.9
Short Description:Occupant of streetcar injured in unsp traffic accident
Long Description:Occupant of streetcar injured in unspecified traffic accident

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Occupant of powered streetcar injured in transport accident (V82)

V82.9 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of occupant of streetcar injured in unspecified traffic accident. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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 V82.9 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 Occupant of streetcar injured in unsp traffic accident

Non-specific codes like V82.9 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 occupant of streetcar injured in unsp traffic accident:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V82.9XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V82.9XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V82.9XXS for sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code V82.9:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code V82.9 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)