Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V55.1
Attention to gastrostomy
  • Short description: ATTEN TO GASTROSTOMY.
  • ICD-9-CM V55.1 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 V55.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM V55.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V55.1: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Attention to gastrostomy (artificial opening to stomach)
  • Attention to gastrostomy done
  • Gastrostomy bag changed
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V55.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z43.1 Encounter for attention to gastrostomy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V55.1:
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