V97.39 - Other injury to person on ground due to air transport accident

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97.39
Short Description:Oth injury to person on ground due to air transport accident
Long Description:Other injury to person on ground due to 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)

V97.39 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 other injury to person on ground due to 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 Oth injury to person on ground due to air transport accident

Non-specific codes like V97.39 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 oth 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

Index of External Cause of Injuries

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

Code History