Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V76.42
Screening for malignant neoplasms of the oral cavity
  • Short description: SCREEN MAL NEOP-ORAL CAV.
  • ICD-9-CM V76.42 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V76.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM V76.42.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Screening for cancer of oral cavity done
  • Screening for mouth cancer
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V76.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z12.81 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of oral cavity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V76.42:
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