Valid for Submission
V85.5XXS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of driver of special construction vehicle injured in nontraffic accident, sequela. The code V85.5XXS 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.
V85.5XXS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like driver of special construction vehicle injured in nontraffic accident. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert V85.5XXS to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code V85.5XXS 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.