Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.88
Personal history of fall
  • ICD-9-CM V15.88 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 V15.88 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • At risk for falls
  • Fall risk
  • History of fall
  • Hx of fall
  • Increased risk for falling
  • Patient at increased risk for falling
  • Personal condition, fall risk
Applies To
  • At risk for falling
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.88 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z91.81 History of falling
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.88:
  • At risk for falling V15.88
  • Health
    • hazard (see also History of) V15.9
      • falling V15.88
      • specified cause NEC V15.89
  • History (personal) of
    • falling V15.88
    • health hazard V15.9
      • falling V15.88
      • specified cause NEC V15.89
  • Risk
    • falling V15.88
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V15.88 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.