ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V29.9

NB obsrv unsp suspct cnd

Diagnosis Code V29.9

ICD-9: V29.9
Short Description: NB obsrv unsp suspct cnd
Long Description: Observation for unspecified suspected conditions
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V29.9

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction and development (V20-V29)
      • V29 Observation and evaluation of newborns and infants for suspected condition not found

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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