Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.04
Allergy to seafood
  • Billable Code
  • Unacceptable As Principal Dx
  • Short description: Hx-seafood allergy.
  • ICD-9-CM V15.04 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 V15.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Seafood (octopus) (squid) ink
  • Shellfish
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V15.04 is considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis as it describes a circumstance which influences an individual's health status but not a current illness or injury, or the diagnosis may not be a specific manifestation but may be due to an underlying cause.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.04 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z91.013 Allergy to seafood
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.04:
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