Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.51
Carrier or suspected carrier of group B streptococcus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM V02.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V02.51 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.51 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.330 Carrier of Group B streptococcus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Carrier of group b streptococcus
  • Carrier, group B streptococcus
  • Group B strep carrier
  • Group B Strep carrier in childbirth
  • Group B Strep carrier in pregnancy
  • Group B streptococcus carrier
  • Group B streptococcus carrier in childbirth
  • Group B Streptococcus carrier postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) group B strep carrier
  • Postpartum group B Strep carrier
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.51:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • group B streptococcus V02.51
    • Streptococcus NEC V02.52
      • group B V02.51
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