Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V85.54
Body mass index, pediatric, greater than or equal to 95th percentile for age
  • Short description: BMI,pediatric >= 95%.
  • ICD-9-CM V85.54 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 V85.54 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 V85.54.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V85.54: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • BMI peds >=95 percentile
  • Childhood obesity
  • Childhood weight with BMI >95 percentile
  • Obesity bmi 95 percentile or above for age
  • Obesity body mass index (bmi) 95-99 percentile for age
  • Obesity peds, BMI 95-99 percentile
  • Obesity, body mass index (bmi) more than 99 percentile
  • Severe childhood obesity with BMI >99 percentile
  • Severe obesity peds, BMI >99 percentile
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V85.54 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z68.54 Body mass index (BMI) pediatric, greater than or equal to 95th percentile for age
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V85.54:
  • BMI (body mass index)
    • pediatric
      • 5th percentile to less than 85th percentile for age V85.52
      • 85th percentile to less than 95th percentile for age V85.53
      • greater than or equal to 95th percentile for age V85.54
      • less than 5th percentile for age V85.51
  • Body, bodies
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