ICD-10 Code V85.1

Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code
ICD-10: V85.1
Short Description:Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traf
Long Description:Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10 V85.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident. 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:

  • V85.1XXA - Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident, initial encounter
  • V85.1XXD - Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident, subsequent encounter
  • V85.1XXS - Passenger of special construction vehicle injured in traffic accident, sequela

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Occupant of special construct vehicle injured in trnsp acc (V85)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code V85.1 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Accident(to)
      • transport (involving injury to)
        • construction vehicle occupant (nontraffic)
          • traffic
            • passenger

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.