Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V45.73
Acquired absence of kidney
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM V45.73 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V45.73 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: V45.73 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z90.5 Acquired absence of kidney
Approximate Synonyms
  • History of nephrectomy
  • History of nephrectomy (removal of kidney)
  • History of radical nephrectomy
  • History of radical nephrectomy (total removal of kidney)
  • Hx of nephrectomy
  • Hx of radical nephrectomy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V45.73:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • kidney(s) (acquired) V45.73
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