Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V68.0
Issue of medical certificates
  • Short description: ISSUE MEDICAL CERTIFICAT.
  • ICD-9-CM V68.0 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 V68.0 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 V68.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V68.0: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
V68.0 Excludes
  • encounter for general medical examination (V70.0-V70.9)
Applies To
  • Issue of medical certificate of:
    • cause of death
    • fitness
    • incapacity
  • No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM V68.0
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V68.0:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V68.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2007 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.