Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code V96.1

Hang-glider accident injuring occupant

  • V96.1 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis.
  • ICD-10-CM becomes effective on October 1, 2015, therefore, V96.1 and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • V96.1 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 34 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 V96.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 V96.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year