Code Information

Diagnosis Code: V70.4

Short Description: Exam-medicolegal reasons

Long Description: Examination for medicolegal reasons

Code Classification:

  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons without reported diagnosis encountered during examination and investigation of individuals and populations (V70-V82)
      • V70 General medical examination
        • V70.4 Exam-medicolegal reasons

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code V70.4 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Admission (encounter)
    • for
      • examination (see also Examination) V70.9
        • medicolegal reasons V70.4
      • paternity testing V70.4
  • Encounter for - see also Admission for
    • paternity testing V70.4
  • Examination (general) (routine) (of) (for) V70.9
    • medical (for) (of) V70.9
      • medicolegal reasons V70.4
    • medicolegal reason V70.4
  • Paternity testing V70.4
  • Test(s)
    • blood
      • alcohol V70.4
      • drug V70.4
        • for therapeutic drug monitoring V58.83
    • laboratory V72.60
      • for medicolegal reason V70.4
    • paternity V70.4

Crosswalk Information

The code V70.4 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
V70.4 Right Arrow Z02.81 Encounter for paternity testing
Z02.83 Encounter for blood-alcohol and blood-drug test
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 V70.0 Routine general medical examination at a health care facility
2 V70.1 General psychiatric examination, requested by the authority
3 V70.2 General psychiatric examination, other and unspecified
4 V70.3 Other general medical examination for administrative purposes
5 V70.5 Health examination of defined subpopulations
6 V70.6 Health examination in population surveys
7 V70.7 Examination of participant in clinical trial
8 V70.8 Other specified general medical examinations
9 V70.9 Unspecified general medical examination

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