Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V65.0
Healthy person accompanying sick person
  • Short description: HEALTHY PERSON W SICK.
  • ICD-9-CM V65.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V65.0 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 V65.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V65.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V65.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z76.3 Healthy person accompanying sick person
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z76.4 Other boarder to healthcare facility
Applies To
  • Boarder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V65.0:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Boarder, hospital V65.0
    • infant V65.0
  • Healthy
    • infant or child
      • accompanying sick mother V65.0
      • receiving care V20.1
    • person
      • accompanying sick relative V65.0
      • admitted for sterilization V25.2
      • receiving prophylactic inoculation or vaccination (see also Vaccination, prophylactic) V05.9
  • No
    • room at the inn V65.0
  • Person (with)
    • healthy, accompanying sick person V65.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V65.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2008 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.