Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V72
Special investigations and examinations
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below V72 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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V72 Includes
  • routine examination of specific system
V72 Excludes
  • general medical examination (V70.0-70.4)
  • general screening examination of defined populaiton groups (V70.5, V70.6, V70.7)
  • routine examination of infant or child (V20.2)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code(s) to identify any special screening examination(s) performed (V73.0-V82.9)
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