Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V71
Observation and evaluation for suspected conditions not found
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This category is to be used when persons without a diagnosis are suspected of having an abnormal condition, without signs or symptoms, which requires study, but after examination and observation, is found not to exist. This category is also for use for administrative and legal observation status.
V71 Excludes
  • suspected maternal and fetal conditions not found (V89.01-V89.09)
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