AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Electric Scooter and Other Micro-Mobility Devices

External cause of morbidity and mortality codes for Pedestrian Injured In Transport Accident (categories V00-V06) have been expanded to separately capture injuries involving standing electric scooters (e-scooters) and other ultra-light standing micro-mobility devices from injuries related to other types of pedestrian conveyances. The expansion results in 123 new diagnosis codes when including the 7th characters for initial encounter, subsequent encounter and sequelae.E-scooters have a narrow platform where the rider generally stands with one foot in front of the other, and travel at speeds up to approximately 15 miles per hour. Riders may operate their vehicles in a variety...

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