AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes
External Cause of Injury Codes for All Terrain Vehicles,Dirt Bike and Motor Cross Bike
Codes from category V86, Occupant of special all-terrain or other off-road motor vehicle, injured in transport accident, have been expanded to differentiate injuries related to 3- or 4- wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATV), dirt bike or motor/cross bike. The unique external cause codes will help improve injury surveillance and evaluation capability for off-road vehicle injuries. In many rural communities, ATVs are commonly used for recreation, as well as work. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) 2015 annual report released January 2017, there were an estimated 97,200 ATV-related, emergency department-treated injuries in the United States in...
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