Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V58.49
Other specified aftercare following surgery
  • Short description: POSTOP OTH SPECFD AFTRCR.
  • ICD-9-CM V58.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V58.49 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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Convert to ICD-10-CM: V58.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z48.03 Encounter for change or removal of drains
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z48.89 Encounter for other specified surgical aftercare
Applies To
  • Change or removal of drains
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V58.49:
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