ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z04.7

Encounter for exam and obs following alleged physical abuse

Diagnosis Code Z04.7

ICD-10: Z04.7
Short Description: Encounter for exam and obs following alleged physical abuse
Long Description: Encounter for examination and observation following alleged physical abuse
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z04.7

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The code Z04.7 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encounter for examination and observation for other reasons (Z04)

Information for Patients


Domestic Violence

Also called: Battery, Partner abuse, Spousal abuse

Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It usually involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be a child, elderly relative, or other family member.

Domestic violence may include

  • Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or broken bones
  • Sexual violence
  • Threats of physical or sexual violence
  • Emotional abuse that may lead to depression, anxiety, or social isolation
  • Economic abuse, which involves controlling access to money
  • Stalking, which causes fear for your own safety

The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust, such as a friend, family member, or co-worker. You can also contact your doctor or another health care professional, an emergency shelter, or a domestic violence helpline.

The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Domestic violence (Medical Encyclopedia)


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