Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V21.30
Unspecified low birth weight status
  • Short description: Low birthwt status NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM V21.30 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 V21.30 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 V21.30.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V21.30: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of low birth weight
  • Hx of low birth weight
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V21.30 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P07.10 Other low birth weight newborn, unspecified weight
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V21.30:
  • History (personal) of
    • low birth weight (see also Status, low birth weight) V21.30
    • perinatal problems V13.7
      • low birth weight (see also Status, low birth weight) V21.30
  • Low
    • birthweight 765.1
      • extreme (less than 1000 grams) 765.0
      • for gestational age 764.0
      • status (see also Status, low birth weight) V21.30
  • Status (post)
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