Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V68.89
Encounters for other specified administrative purpose
  • Short description: ADMINISTRTVE ENCOUNT NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V68.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V68.89 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 V68.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V68.89: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V68.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z02.89 Encounter for other administrative examinations
Approximate Synonyms
  • Active advance directive
  • Administrative encounter for chart being opened in error
  • Administrative procedure for chart being opened in error done
  • Advance directive discussed with patient
  • Advance directive on file
  • Advanced directive discussed W patient
  • Advanced directive discussed with patient
  • Encounter for radiograph interpretation
  • Establish care or get acquainted visit
  • Establish care or get acquainted visit done
  • For resuscitation
  • Full code status
  • Immunizations are up to date
  • Immunizations up to date
  • Inconclusive retinal photography
  • Medication change
  • Medication change medication management done
  • Medication management
  • Patient deceased during stay
  • Radiograph interpretation done
  • Retinal photography, inconclusive
  • Review of medication done
  • Review of medications
  • Review of test results
  • Review of test results done
  • Up-to-date with immunizations
  • Vaccination records unavailable
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V68.89:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Adoption
    • agency referral V68.89
    • held for V68.89
  • Encounter for - see also Admission for
    • administrative purpose only V68.9
      • referral of patient without examination or treatment V68.81
      • specified purpose NEC V68.89
  • Infant - see also condition
    • held for adoption V68.89
  • Referral
    • adoption (agency) V68.89
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