Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V56.0
Aftercare involving extracorporeal dialysis
  • Short description: RENAL DIALYSIS ENCOUNTER.
  • ICD-9-CM V56.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V56.0 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 V56.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V56.0: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V56.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z49.31 Encounter for adequacy testing for hemodialysis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hemodialysis done
  • Hemodialysis visit
  • Hemodialysis-associated amyloidosis
  • Renal dialysis done
  • Renal dialysis visit
  • Skin lesion associated with hemodialysis
V56.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Dialysis (renal) NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V56.0:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Aftercare V58.9
    • extracorporeal dialysis (intermittent) (treatment) V56.0
    • renal dialysis (intermittent) (treatment) V56.0
  • Dialysis (intermittent) (treatment)
    • extracorporeal V56.0
    • hemodialysis V56.0
    • renal V56.0
  • Encounter for - see also Admission for
    • dialysis
      • extracorporeal (renal) V56.0
      • peritoneal V56.8
  • Hemodialysis V56.0
  • Maintenance
    • dialysis regimen or treatment
      • extracorporeal (renal) V56.0
      • peritoneal V56.8
      • renal V56.0
  • Therapy V57.9
    • dialysis (intermittent) (treatment)
      • extracorporeal V56.0
      • peritoneal V56.8
      • renal V56.0
      • specified type NEC V56.8
    • extracorporeal dialysis (renal) V56.0
    • hemodialysis V56.0
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