Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V46.13
Encounter for weaning from respirator [weaning]
  • Short description: WEANING FROM RESPIRATOR.
  • ICD-9-CM V46.13 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V46.13 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 V46.13.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V46.13: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V46.13 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z99.11 Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status
Approximate Synonyms
  • Encounter for weaning from ventilator done
  • Weaning from respirator ventilator visit
  • Weaning process from respirator
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V46.13:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Dependence
    • on
      • aspirator V46.0
      • hemodialysis V45.1
      • hyperbaric chamber V46.8
      • iron lung V46.11
      • machine (enabling) V46.9
      • peritoneal dialysis V45.1
      • Possum (patient-operated-selector-mechanism) V46.8
      • renal dialysis machine V45.1
      • respirator [ventilator] V46.11
        • encounter
          • during
          • for weaning V46.13
      • supplemental oxygen V46.2
  • Encounter for - see also Admission for
    • respirator [ventilator] dependence
      • during
      • for weaning V46.13
    • weaning from respirator [ventilator] V46.13
  • Status (post)
    • respirator [ventilator]V46.11
      • encounter
        • during
        • for weaning V46.13
    • ventilator [respirator] V46.11
      • encounter
        • during
        • for weaning V46.13
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