ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V65.2

Person feigning illness

Diagnosis Code V65.2

ICD-9: V65.2
Short Description: Person feigning illness
Long Description: Person feigning illness
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V65.2

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (V60-V69)
      • V65 Other persons seeking consultation without complaint or sickness

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z76.5 - Malingerer [conscious simulation]

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V65.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Feigned illness V65.2
    • Malingerer, malingering V65.2
    • Peregrinating patient V65.2
    • Person (with)
      • feigning illness V65.2

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