Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V65.9
Unspecified reason for consultation
  • Short description: Reason for consult NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM V65.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V65.9 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 V65.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V65.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V65.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z71.9 Counseling, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • New patient consultation
  • New patient consultation done
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V65.9:
  • Consultation V65.9
    • medical - see also Counseling, medical
    • specified reason NEC V65.8
    • without complaint or sickness V65.9
      • feared complaint unfounded V65.5
      • specified reason NEC V65.8
  • Counseling NEC V65.40
    • medical (for) V65.9
      • boarding school resident V60.6
      • condition not demonstrated V65.5
      • feared complaint and no disease found V65.5
      • institutional resident V60.6
      • on behalf of another V65.19
      • person living alone V60.3
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