Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V49.60
Unspecified level upper limb amputation status
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Status amput up lmb NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM V49.60 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V49.60 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 V49.60.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V49.60: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V49.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z89.209 Acquired absence of unspecified upper limb, unspecified level
Approximate Synonyms
  • Amputated at forequarter
  • History of left arm amputation
  • History of of left arm amputation
  • History of of right arm amputation
  • History of right arm amputation
  • Hx of left arm amputation
  • Hx of right arm amputation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V49.60:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • arm (acquired) V49.60
      • above elbow V49.66
      • below elbow V49.65
      • congenital (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.20
        • lower - see Absence, forearm, congenital
        • upper (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) 755.24
          • with
            • complete absence of distal elements 755.21
            • forearm (incomplete) 755.23
    • extremity (acquired)
      • congenital (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
      • lower V49.70
      • upper V49.60
    • limb (acquired)
      • congenital (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
      • lower NEC V49.70
      • upper NEC V49.60
  • Amputation
    • stump (surgical) (posttraumatic)
      • abnormal, painful, or with complication (late) 997.60
      • healed or old NEC - see also Absence, by site, acquired
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