Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 787.04
Bilious emesis
  • ICD-9-CM 787.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 787.04 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 787.04: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 787.04 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R11.14 Bilious vomiting
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilious vomiting
787.04 Excludes
  • bilious emesis (vomiting) in newborn (779.32)
Applies To
  • Bilious vomiting
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 787.04:
  • Emesis - see also Vomiting
    • bilious 787.04
  • Vomiting 787.03
    • bilious (cause unknown) 787.04
    • physiological 787.03
      • bilious 787.04
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