Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V21.32
Low birth weight status 500-999 grams
  • Short description: Low birthwt 500-999g.
  • ICD-9-CM V21.32 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 V21.32 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 V21.32.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V21.32: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of low birth weight from 500-999 gms
  • History of low birth weight status, 500-999 grams
  • Hx of low birth weight status, 500-999 gm
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V21.32 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM P07.02 Extremely low birth weight newborn, 500-749 grams
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM P07.03 Extremely low birth weight newborn, 750-999 grams
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V21.32:
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