Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V65.5
Person with feared complaint in whom no diagnosis was made
  • Billable Code
  • Unacceptable As Principal Dx
  • Short description: Persn w feared complaint.
  • ICD-9-CM V65.5 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 V65.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Eye exam, problem focused w normal findings
  • Eye exam, problem focused with normal findings
  • Normal exam finding
  • Normal menstrual cycle
  • Person w feared complaint, no diagnosis made
  • Person with feared complaint, no diagnosis made
  • Person with feared complaint, no diagnosis made (person)
  • Problem focused eye exam with normal findings
  • Problem focused eye exam with normal findings (procedure)
Applies To
  • Feared condition not demonstrated
  • Problem was normal state
  • "Worried well"
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V65.5 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: V65.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z71.1 Person with feared health complaint in whom no diagnosis is made
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V65.5:
  • Consultation V65.9
    • without complaint or sickness V65.9
      • feared complaint unfounded V65.5
      • specified reason NEC V65.8
  • Counseling NEC V65.40
    • medical (for) V65.9
      • boarding school resident V60.6
      • condition not demonstrated V65.5
      • feared complaint and no disease found V65.5
      • institutional resident V60.6
      • on behalf of another V65.19
      • person living alone V60.3
  • Feared complaint unfounded V65.5
  • Menstrual - see also Menstruation
    • period, normal V65.5
  • Normal
    • menses V65.5
    • state (feared complaint unfounded) V65.5
  • Person (with)
    • feared
      • complaint in whom no diagnosis was made V65.5
      • condition not demonstrated V65.5
    • "worried well" V65.5
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • none (feared complaint unfounded) V65.5
  • "Worried well" V65.5
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