V97.3 - Person on ground injured in air transport accident

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97.3
Short Description:Person on ground injured in air transport accident
Long Description:Person on ground injured in air transport 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)

V97.3 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 on ground injured in air transport 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 Person on ground injured in air transport accident

Non-specific codes like V97.3 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 on ground injured in air transport accident:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.31 for Hit by object falling from aircraft
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.31XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.31XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.31XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.32 for Injured by rotating propeller
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.32XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.32XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.32XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.33 for Sucked into jet engine
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.33XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.33XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.33XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.39 for Other injury to person on ground due to air transport accident
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.39XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.39XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V97.39XS for sequela

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