Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V71.09
Observation of other suspected mental condition
  • Short description: OBSERV-MENTAL COND NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V71.09 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V71.09 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM V71.09.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V71.09: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V71.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z03.89 Encounter for observation for other suspected diseases and conditions ruled out
Approximate Synonyms
  • No diagnosis
  • No diagnosis on Axis 1
  • No diagnosis on Axis 2
  • No diagnosis on axis 3
  • No diagnosis on Axis I
  • No diagnosis on Axis II
  • No diagnosis on Axis III
  • Suspected condition not found
  • Suspected mental condition not found
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V71.09:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Gang activity, without manifest psychiatric disorder V71.09
  • Mental - see also condition
    • observation without need for further medical care NEC V71.09
  • Observation (for) V71.9
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