Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V55.0
Attention to tracheostomy
  • Short description: ATTEN TO TRACHEOSTOMY.
  • ICD-9-CM V55.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V55.0 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 2007 version of ICD-9-CM V55.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V55.0: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V55.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z43.0 Encounter for attention to tracheostomy
Disease Synonyms
  • Closure of tracheostomy (artificial opening into trachea)
  • Closure of tracheostomy done
  • Tracheostomy closure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V55.0:
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