Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V44.4
Status of other artificial opening of gastrointestinal tract
  • Short description: Enterostomy status NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V44.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V44.4 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 V44.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V44.4: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V44.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z93.4 Other artificial openings of gastrointestinal tract status
Approximate Synonyms
  • History of artificial gastrointestinal tract opening
  • Jejunostomy present
  • Presence of artificial gastrointestinal tract opening
  • Presence of artificial GI tract opening
  • Presence of enterostomy
  • Presence of enterostomy (artificial opening into intestine)
  • Presence of jejunostomy
  • Presence of jejunostomy (artificial opening into intestine)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V44.4:
  • Artificial
  • Enterostomy status V44.4
  • Jejunostomy status V44.4
  • Status (post)
    • artificial opening (of) V44.9
      • gastrointestinal tract NEC V44.4
      • specified site NEC V44.8
      • urinary tract NEC V44.6
      • vagina V44.7
    • enterostomy V44.4
    • jejunostomy V44.4
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