Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 276.69
Other fluid overload
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Fluid overload NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 276.69 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 276.69 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Body fluid retention
  • Hypervolemia
  • Hypervolemia (fluid overload)
Applies To
  • Fluid retention
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 276.69 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E87.70 Fluid overload, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E87.79 Other fluid overload
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 276.69:
  • Fluid
    • retention 276.69
  • Hypervolemia 276.69
  • Intoxication
    • water 276.69
  • Overload
    • fluid 276.69
      • due to transfusion (blood) (blood components) 276.61
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • water 276.69
  • Retention, retained
    • fluid 276.69
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • water retention 276.69
  • Water
    • intoxication 276.69
    • loading 276.69
    • poisoning 276.69
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 276.69 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 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.