Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V46.11
Dependence on respirator, status
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM V46.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V46.11 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: V46.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z99.11 Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dependence on home ventilator
  • Dependence on respirator
  • Dependence on respiratory device
  • Dependent on home ventilator
  • Dependent on respirator
  • Dependent on respiratory equipment
  • Home ventilation dependence
  • Respirator dependence
  • Respiratory dependence
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V46.11:
  • Dependence
    • on
      • aspirator V46.0
      • hemodialysis V45.11
      • hyperbaric chamber V46.8
      • iron lung V46.11
      • machine (enabling) V46.9
      • peritoneal dialysis V45.11
      • Possum (patient-operated-selector-mechanism) V46.8
      • renal dialysis machine V45.11
      • respirator [ventilator] V46.11
      • supplemental oxygen V46.2
      • wheelchair V46.3
  • Status (post)
    • respirator [ventilator]V46.11
    • ventilator [respirator] V46.11
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V46.11 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.