V97.2 - Parachutist accident

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97.2
Short Description:Parachutist accident
Long Description:Parachutist accident
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)

V97.2 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 parachutist accident. 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 Parachutist accident

Non-specific codes like V97.2 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 parachutist accident:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.21 for Parachutist entangled in object
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.21XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.21XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.21XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.22 for Parachutist injured on landing
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.22XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.22XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.22XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.29 for Other parachutist accident
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.29XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.29XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.29XS for sequela

Code History