Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V40.31
Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Manifestation Code

  • ICD-9-CM V40.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V40.31 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: V40.31 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z91.83 Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere
Code First
  • Code first underlying disorder such as:
    • Alzheimer's disease (331.0)
    • autism or pervasive developmental disorder (299.0-299.9)
    • dementia, unspecified, with behavioral disturbance (294.21)
    • intellectual disabilities (317-319)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V40.31 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V40.31:
  • Wandering
    • in diseases classified elsewhere V40.31
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V40.31 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.