Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V43
Organ or tissue replaced by other means
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below V43 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
V43 Includes
  • organ or tissue assisted by other means
  • replacement of organ by:
    • artificial device
    • mechanical device
    • prosthesis
V43 Excludes
  • cardiac pacemaker in situ (V45.01)
  • fitting and adjustment of prosthetic device (V52.0-V52.9)
  • renal dialysis status (V45.11)
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