Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.81
Personal history of noncompliance with medical treatment, presenting hazards to health
  • Short description: Hx of past noncompliance.
  • ICD-9-CM V15.81 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 V15.81 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 V15.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V15.81: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Asthma treatment compliance unsatisfactory
  • Difficulty keeping to medication plan
  • Difficulty with following medical directions
  • Drugs - partial non-compliance
  • Drugs - total non-compliance
  • Has difficulty following medical directions
  • History of medication noncompliance
  • History of partial adherence to treatment
  • HX of medication noncompliance
  • Hx of partial adherence to treatment
  • Medically noncompliant
  • Non compliance W medication regimen
  • Noncompliance with dental treatment
  • Noncompliance with dietary regimen
  • Noncompliance with fluid volume management
  • Noncompliance with medication regimen
  • Noncompliance with therapeutic regimen
  • Noncompliance with treatment
  • Noncompliant w medical treatment
  • Noncompliant w medication regimen
  • Not keeping to medication plan
  • Patient declines colonoscopy
  • Patient declines to follow up w colonoscopy
  • Patient refusal to follow up with colonoscopy
  • Refusal to follow up with colonoscopy by patient
  • Unable to comply with treatment
V15.81 Excludes
  • noncompliance with renal dialysis (V45.12)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z91.19 Patient's noncompliance with other medical treatment and regimen
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.81:
  • History (personal) of
    • noncompliance with medical treatment V15.81
  • Noncompliance with medical treatment V15.81
  • Recalcitrant patient V15.81
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V15.81 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.