Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V71.89
Observation for other specified suspected conditions
  • Short description: OBSERV-SUSPECT COND NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V71.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V71.89 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 V71.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V71.89: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V71.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z03.6 Encounter for observation for suspected toxic effect from ingested substance ruled out
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z03.89 Encounter for observation for other suspected diseases and conditions ruled out
Approximate Synonyms
  • Accidental ingestion
  • Accidental ingestion of potentially harmful entity
  • Accidental ingestion of potentially harmful entity (event)
  • EEG evaluation, normal
  • Electroencephalogram with normal findings done
  • Hearing normal
  • Ingestion, accidental
  • Mental and psychological observations
  • Normal electroencephalogram (EEG) evaluation
  • Normal hearing
  • Thrombotic tendency observations
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V71.89:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Evaluation
    • for suspected condition (see also Observation) V71.9
      • abuse V71.81
      • exposure
      • neglect V71.81
      • newborn - see Observation, suspected, condition, newborn
      • specified condition NEC V71.89
  • Observation (for) V71.9
    • deleterious agent ingestion V71.89
    • foreign body ingestion V71.89
    • suicide attempt, alleged V71.89
    • suspected (undiagnosed) (unproven)
      • abuse V71.81
      • cardiovascular disease V71.7
      • child or wife battering victim V71.6
      • concussion (cerebral) V71.6
      • condition NEC V71.89
      • exposure
      • infectious disease not requiring isolation V71.89
      • malignant neoplasm V71.1
      • mental disorder V71.09
      • neglect V71.81
      • neoplasm
        • benign V71.89
        • malignant V71.1
      • specified condition NEC V71.89
      • tuberculosis V71.2
  • Suspected condition, ruled out (see also Observation, suspected) V71.9
    • specified condition NEC V71.89
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V71.89 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.