Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 790.01
Precipitous drop in hematocrit
  • Short description: Drop, hematocrit, precip.
  • ICD-9-CM 790.01 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 790.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 790.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 790.01: 2013 2014 2015.
Applies To
  • Drop in hematocrit
  • Drop in hemoglobin
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 790.01 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R71.0 Precipitous drop in hematocrit
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 790.01:
  • Drop
    • hematocrit (precipitous) 790.01
    • hemoglobin 790.01
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • hematocrit
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