ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V46.3

Wheelchair dependence

Diagnosis Code V46.3

ICD-9: V46.3
Short Description: Wheelchair dependence
Long Description: Wheelchair dependence
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V46.3

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons with a condition influencing their health status (V40-V49)
      • V46 Other dependence on machines

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z99.3 - Dependence on wheelchair

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V46.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Dependence
      • on
        • wheelchair V46.3
    • Status (post)
      • wheelchair confinement V46.3
    • Wheelchair confinement status V46.3

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