Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V53.5
Fitting and adjustment of other intestinal appliance
  • Short description: FIT/ADJ INTES APPL NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V53.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V53.5 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).
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V53.5 Excludes
  • colostomy (V55.3)
  • ileostomy (V55.2)
  • other artifical opening of digestive tract (V55.4)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V53.5:
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