Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V29.3
Observation for suspected genetic or metabolic condition
  • Short description: NB obs genetc/metabl cnd.
  • ICD-9-CM V29.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V29.3 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 V29.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V29.3: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V29.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P00.89 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by other maternal conditions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infant observed for suspected genetic disease
  • Infant observed for suspected metabolic disease
  • Observation of infant for suspected genetic condition
  • Observation of infant for suspected metabolic condition
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V29.3:
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