Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V71.4
Observation following other accident
  • Short description: OBSERV-ACCIDENT NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V71.4 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V71.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM V71.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V71.4: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Observation following motor vehicle accident
  • Observation following motor vehicle accident done
Applies To
  • Examination of individual involved in motor vehicle traffic accident
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V71.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z04.3 Encounter for examination and observation following other accident
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V71.4:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Examination (general) (routine) (of) (for) V70.9
    • following
      • accident (motor vehicle) V71.4
      • alleged rape or seduction (victim or culprit) V71.5
      • inflicted injury (victim or culprit) NEC V71.6
      • rape or seduction, alleged (victim or culprit) V71.5
      • treatment (for) V67.9
  • Observation (for) V71.9
    • accident NEC V71.4
    • injuries (accidental) V71.4
      • inflicted NEC V71.6
        • during alleged rape or seduction V71.5
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