Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V46.2
Other dependence on machines, supplemental oxygen
  • Short description: Depend-supplement oxygen.
  • ICD-9-CM V46.2 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 V46.2 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 V46.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V46.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ambulatory oxygen therapy dependence
  • Continuous oxygen therapy dependence
  • Dependece on nocturnal oxygen therapy
  • Dependence on continuous supplemental oxygen
  • Dependence on supplemental oxygen
  • Dependence on supplemental oxygen when ambulating
  • Dependent on ambulatory oxygen therapy
  • Dependent on continuous oxygen therapy
  • Dependent on nocturnal oxygen therapy
  • Dependent on supplemental oxygen
  • Nocturnal oxygen therapy dependence
  • Supplemental oxygen dependence
Applies To
  • Long-term oxygen therapy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V46.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z99.81 Dependence on supplemental oxygen
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V46.2:
  • Dependence
  • Therapy V57.9
    • long term oxygen therapy V46.2
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