Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V69.1
Inappropriate diet and eating habits
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • Unacceptable As Principal Dx
  • ICD-9-CM V69.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V69.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
V69.1 Excludes
  • anorexia nervosa (307.1)
  • bulimia (783.6)
  • malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies (260-269.9)
  • other and unspecified eating disorders (307.50-307.59)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • V69.1 is considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis as it describes a circumstance which influences an individual's health status but not a current illness or injury, or the diagnosis may not be a specific manifestation but may be due to an underlying cause.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V69.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z72.4 Inappropriate diet and eating habits
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V69.1:
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • diet, inappropriate V69.1
    • eating habits, inappropriate V69.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM V69.1 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.