Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V05.4
Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against varicella
  • Short description: NEED PRPHYL VC VARICELLA.
  • ICD-9-CM V05.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V05.4 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 2008 version of ICD-9-CM V05.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V05.4: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V05.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z23 Encounter for immunization
Approximate Synonyms
  • Vaccination for varicella
  • Vaccination for varicella (chicken pox)
  • Varicella vaccination
  • Varicella vaccination (procedure)
  • Varicella vaccination done
Applies To
  • Chicken pox
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V05.4:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Chickenpox (see also Varicella) 052.9
    • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.4
  • Vaccination
    • prophylactic (against) V05.9
      • arthropod-borne viral
      • chicken pox V05.4
      • cholera (alone) V03.0
        • with typhoid-paratyphoid (cholera + TAB) V06.0
      • common cold V04.7
      • diphtheria (alone) V03.5
        • with
          • poliomyelitis (DTP + polio) V06.3
          • tetanus V06.5
            • pertussis combined [DTP] (DTaP) V06.1
          • typhoid-paratyphoid (DTP + TAB) V06.2
      • disease (single) NEC V05.9
      • encephalitis, viral, arthropod-borne V05.0
      • Hemophilus influenzae, type B [Hib] V03.81
      • hepatitis, viral V05.3
      • influenza V04.81
        • with
          • Streptococcus pneumoniae [pneumococcus] V06.6
      • leishmaniasis V05.2
      • measles (alone) V04.2
        • with mumps-rubella (MMR) V06.4
      • mumps (alone) V04.6
        • with measles and rubella (MMR) V06.4
      • pertussis alone V03.6
      • plague V03.3
      • poliomyelitis V04.0
        • with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP polio) V06.3
      • rabies V04.5
      • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) V04.82
      • rubella (alone) V04.3
        • with measles and mumps (MMR) V06.4
      • smallpox V04.1
      • Streptococcus pneumoniae [pneumococcus] V03.82
      • tetanus toxoid (alone) V03.7
        • with diphtheria [Td] [DT] V06.5
          • with
            • pertussis (DTP) (DTaP) V06.1
              • with poliomyelitis (DTP + polio) V06.3
      • tuberculosis (BCG) V03.2
      • tularemia V03.4
      • typhoid-paratyphoid (TAB) (alone) V03.1
        • with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (TAB + DTP) V06.2
      • varicella V05.4
      • viral
  • Varicella 052.9
    • vaccination and inoculation (against) (prophylactic) V05.4
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