Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V82.81
Special screening for osteoporosis
  • Short description: Screen - osteoporosis.
  • ICD-9-CM V82.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V82.81 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 V82.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V82.81: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V82.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z13.820 Encounter for screening for osteoporosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Femoral neck dual energy X-ray photon absorptiometry scan result osteopenic
  • Femoral neck dual energy X-ray photon absorptiometry scan result osteoporotic
  • Forearm DXA scan result osteopenic
  • Hip DXA scan result osteopenic
  • Quantitative ultrasound scan of heel - result osteoporotic
  • Screening for osteoporosis
  • Screening for osteoporosis done
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify:
    hormone replacement therapy (postmenopausal) status (V07.4)
    postmenopausal (natural) status (V49.81)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V82.81:
  • Osteoporosis (generalized) 733.00
    • screening V82.81
  • Screening (for) V82.9
    • osteoporosis V82.81
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