Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.9
Carrier or suspected carrier of other specified infectious organism
  • Short description: Carrier NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V02.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM V02.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.9: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.8 Carrier of other infectious diseases
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.9:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • infective organism NEC V02.9
    • malaria V02.9
  • Malaria, malarial (fever) 084.6
    • carrier (suspected) of V02.9
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