V97.1 - Person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97.1
Short Description:Person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft
Long Description:Person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Other specified air transport accidents (V97)

V97.1 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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.

Specific Coding for Person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft

Non-specific codes like V97.1 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 person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.1XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.1XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.1XXS for sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for this diagnosis code in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

Code History