Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V16.9
Family history of unspecified malignant neoplasm
  • Short description: Family hx-malignancy NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM V16.9 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 V16.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM V16.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V16.9: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Family history of cancer
  • Fhx of cancer
  • Screening mammogram for breast cancer in high risk patient with family history of breast cancer done
  • Screening mammogram for breast cancer, high risk w fhx of cancer
  • Screening mammogram for breast cancer, high risk with family history of cancer
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V16.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z80.9 Family history of malignant neoplasm, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V16.9:
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