Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.84
Personal history of contact with and (suspected) exposure to asbestos
  • Short description: Hx-contct/expos asbestos.
  • ICD-9-CM V15.84 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 V15.84 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM V15.84.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Asbestos pleurisy
  • Asbestos-induced pleural plaque
  • H/O: asbestos exposure
  • History of - asbestos exposure
  • History of asbestos exposure
  • HX of asbestos exposure
  • Pleural disease due to asbestos
  • Pleural plaque due to asbestos exposure
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.84 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z77.090 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to asbestos
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.84:
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