Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V46.12
Encounter for respirator dependence during power failure
  • Short description: RESP DEPEND-POWR FAILURE.
  • ICD-9-CM V46.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V46.12 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: V46.12 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z99.12 Encounter for respirator [ventilator] dependence during power failure
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dependence on respirator during power failure
  • Dependent on respirator - establish power failure plan
  • Respirator dependence during power failure visit
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V46.12:
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