Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V85.23
"body mass index 27.0-27.9, adult"
  • Short description: BMI 27.0-27.9,ADULT.
  • ICD-9-CM V85.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V85.23 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: V85.23 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z68.27 Body mass index (BMI) 27.0-27.9, adult
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adult BMI 27-27.9
  • BMI 27-27.9 adult
  • Overweight adult with BMI 27-27.9
  • Overweight adult, BMI 27-27.9
  • Overweight with body mass index (bmi) 27.0-27.9
  • Overweight, body mass index (bmi) 27-27.9
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V85.23:
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