Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V62.6
Refusal of treatment for reasons of religion or conscience
  • Short description: REFUSAL OF TREATMENT.
  • ICD-9-CM V62.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V62.6 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 V62.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V62.6: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V62.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z53.1 Procedure and treatment not carried out because of patient's decision for reasons of belief and group pressure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V62.6:
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • conscience regarding medical care V62.6
    • religious or spiritual belief
      • other than medical care V62.89
      • regarding medical care V62.6
  • Procedure (surgical) not done NEC V64.3
    • because of
      • contraindication V64.1
      • patient's decision V64.2
        • for reasons of conscience or religion V62.6
      • specified reason NEC V64.3
  • Refusal of
    • treatment because of, due to
      • patient's decision NEC V64.2
      • reason of conscience or religion V62.6
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