Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V78.1
Screening for other and unspecified deficiency anemia
  • Short description: Screen-defic anemia NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V78.1 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 V78.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Screening for anemia due to vitamin or mineral deficiency
  • Screening for deficiency anemia
  • Screening for deficiency anemia done
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V78.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z13.0 Encounter for screening for diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V78.1:
  • Screening (for) V82.9
    • anemia, deficiency NEC V78.1
    • deficiency anemia NEC V78.1
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