Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V28.1
Antenatal screening for raised alpha-fetoprotein levels in amniotic fluid
  • Billable Code
  • Unacceptable As Principal Dx
  • Maternity Only Dx (12-55 years)
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Screen-alphafetoprotein.
  • ICD-9-CM V28.1 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 V28.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V28.1 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • V28.1 is only applicable to female patients.
  • V28.1 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: V28.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z36 Encounter for antenatal screening of mother
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V28.1:
  • Amniocentesis screening (for) V28.2
    • alphafetoprotein level, raised V28.1
  • Antenatal
    • screening of mother (for) V28.9
      • based on amniocentesis NEC V28.2
        • chromosomal anomalies V28.0
        • raised alphafetoprotein levels V28.1
      • chromosomal anomalies V28.0
      • fetal growth retardation using ultrasonics V28.4
      • genomic V28.89
      • isoimmunization V28.5
      • malformations using ultrasonics V28.3
      • proteomic V28.89
      • raised alphafetoprotein levels in amniotic fluid V28.1
      • risk
      • specified condition NEC V28.89
      • Streptococcus B V28.6
  • Screening (for) V82.9
    • antenatal, of mother V28.9
      • alphafetoprotein levels, raised V28.1
      • based on amniocentesis V28.2
        • chromosomal anomalies V28.0
        • raised alphafetoprotein levels V28.1
      • fetal growth retardation using ultrasonics V28.4
      • genomic V28.89
      • isoimmunization V28.5
      • malformations using ultrasonics V28.3
      • proteomic V28.89
      • raised alphafetoprotein levels V28.1
      • risk
      • specified condition NEC V28.89
      • Streptococcus B V28.6
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