Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code V89.2

Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic

  • V89.2 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 3 codes below V89.2 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2015, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Motor-vehicle accident [MVA] NOS
  • Road (traffic) accident [RTA] NOS
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • V89.2 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 93,633 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 V89.2 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 V89.2 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year