ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z53.1

Proc/trtmt not crd out bec pt belief and group pressure

Diagnosis Code Z53.1

ICD-10: Z53.1
Short Description: Proc/trtmt not crd out bec pt belief and group pressure
Long Description: Procedure and treatment not carried out because of patient's decision for reasons of belief and group pressure
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z53.1

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Persons encntr hlth serv for spec proc & trtmt, not crd out (Z53)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable principal diagnosis
There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

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