Billable Medical Code for Blood Transfusion, Without Reported Diagnosis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V58.2
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V58.2.
The Short Description Is: Blood transfusion, no dx.
Blood Transfusion Definition
A blood transfusion is when donated blood is added to your own blood in order to replace missing components. The most common reason for a blood transfusion to be needed is surgery, injury, cancer, illness, infection, liver failure, blood disorder, and severe liver malfunction.