Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V44.0
Tracheostomy status
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM V44.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V44.0 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: V44.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z93.0 Tracheostomy status
Approximate Synonyms
  • History of - tracheostomy
  • History of tracheostomy, has currently
  • HX of tracheostomy, has currently
  • Presence of tracheostomy
  • Presence of tracheostomy (artificial opening into trachea)
  • Tracheostomy present
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V44.0:
  • Artificial
  • Status (post)
    • tracheostomy V44.0
  • Tracheostomy
    • status V44.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V44.0 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.