V97.21 - Parachutist entangled in object

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97.21
Short Description:Parachutist entangled in object
Long Description:Parachutist entangled in object
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)

V97.21 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 entangled in object. 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 entangled in object

Non-specific codes like V97.21 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 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

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 this diagnosis code:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Index of External Cause of Injuries

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

Code History