Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V21.8
Other specified constitutional states in development
  • Short description: Constit state in dev NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V21.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V21.8 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM V21.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V21.8: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V21.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z00.2 Encounter for examination for period of rapid growth in childhood
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z00.3 Encounter for examination for adolescent development state
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V21.8:
  • Constitutional - see also condition
    • state, developmental V21.9
      • specified development NEC V21.8
  • Observation (for) V71.9
    • growth and development variations V21.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V21.8 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 2013 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.