Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.85
Personal history of contact with and (suspected) exposure to potentially hazardous body fluids
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Hx-cont/exps haz bdy fld.
  • ICD-9-CM V15.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V15.85 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM V15.85.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V15.85: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.85 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z57.8 Occupational exposure to other risk factors
Approximate Synonyms
  • Accidental needle stick w body fluid exposure
  • Accidental needle stick with exposure to body fluids
  • Exposure to blood and/or body fluid
  • Exposure to blood and/or body fluid (event)
  • Exposure to Hepatitis C virus
  • History of exposure to hazardous bodily fluids
  • HX of exposure to hazardous bodily fluids
  • Open wound by needle stick, with body fluid exposure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.85:
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