Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V23.81
Supervision of high-risk pregnancy with elderly primigravida
  • Short description: SUPRV ELDERLY PRIMIGRAV.
  • ICD-9-CM V23.81 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 V23.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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V23.81 Excludes
  • elderly primigravida complicating pregnancy (659.5)
Applies To
  • First pregnancy in a woman who will be 35 years of age or older at expected date of delivery
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V23.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O09.511 Supervision of elderly primigravida, first trimester
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V23.81:
  • Pregnancy (single) (uterine) (without sickness) V22.2
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