Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V85.45
Body Mass Index 70 and over, adult
  • Short description: BMI 70 and over, adult.
  • ICD-9-CM V85.45 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V85.45 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V85.45: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V85.45 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z68.45 Body mass index (BMI) 70 or greater, adult
Approximate Synonyms
  • Obesity, body mass index (BMI) >= 70
  • Severe obesity, BMI >= 70, adult
  • Severely obese adult with body mass index
  • Severely obese adult with body mass index (bmi) greater than 70 (finding)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V85.45:
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