Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V55
Attention to artificial openings
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below V55 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
V55 Includes
  • adjustment or repositioning of catheter
  • closure
  • passage of sounds or bougies
  • reforming
  • removal or replacement of catheter
  • toilet or cleansing
V55 Excludes
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