ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z41.1

Encounter for cosmetic surgery

Diagnosis Code Z41.1

ICD-10: Z41.1
Short Description: Encounter for cosmetic surgery
Long Description: Encounter for cosmetic surgery
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z41.1

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encntr for proc for purposes oth than remedying health state (Z41)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Z41.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code Z41.1 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Unilateral Biesenberger operation
  • Unilateral reduction of breast

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Z41.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Also called: Cosmetic surgery

Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include

  • Breasts: Increase or reduce the size of breasts or reshape sagging breasts
  • Ears: Reduce the size of large ears or set protruding ears back closer to the head
  • Eyes: Correct drooping upper eyelids or remove puffy bags below the eyes
  • Face: Remove facial wrinkles, creases or acne scars
  • Hair: Fill in balding areas with one's own hair
  • Nose: Change the shape of the nose
  • Tummy: Flatten the abdomen

  • Abdominal wall surgery
  • Breast augmentation surgery
  • Breast lift
  • Chin augmentation
  • Eyelid lift
  • Facelift
  • Head and face reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Rhinoplasty

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