ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z59.1

Inadequate housing

Diagnosis Code Z59.1

ICD-10: Z59.1
Short Description: Inadequate housing
Long Description: Inadequate housing
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z59.1

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances (Z55-Z65)
      • Problems related to housing and economic circumstances (Z59)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
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.

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • V60.1 - Inadequate housing

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
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 Z59.1 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Damp in house
  • Damp in house
  • Damp in house
  • Damp in house
  • Difficulty storing food hygienically
  • Does not store food hygienically
  • Finding related to ability to store food hygienically
  • Hazards in the home
  • Home subject to flooding
  • House fumigated
  • House infested
  • House liable to vandalism
  • Housing contains exposed wiring
  • Housing contains structural barriers to movement
  • Housing contains unsafe appliance
  • Housing contains unsafe equipment
  • Housing structurally unsound
  • Housing unsatisfactory
  • Housing unsuited to needs
  • Housing very unsatisfactory
  • Improper food storage
  • Inadequate cooking facilities
  • Inadequate housing
  • Inadequate residential safety device
  • Inadequate safety equipment
  • Insufficient means of residential entrance
  • Insufficient means of residential exit
  • Lack of cooling in house
  • Lack of heat in house
  • Lack of space in house
  • Lives in sheltered housing
  • Living in housing with technical defects
  • Living in housing without electricity
  • Living in inadequate housing
  • Living in residence with no sanitation
  • Living in residence with poor sanitation
  • Living in restricted space
  • Living in tent
  • Obstructed means of residential entrance
  • Obstructed means of residential exit
  • Overcrowded in house
  • Penetrating damp in home
  • Poor housing
  • Problem with condensation
  • Rising damp in home
  • Slum housing
  • Unable to store food hygienically
  • Unsafe floor covering
  • Unsafe storage of dangerous objects
  • Unsafe storage of dangerous substances
  • Unsatisfactory living conditions
  • Wet patches on wall in home

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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