ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z71.89

Other specified counseling

Diagnosis Code Z71.89

ICD-10: Z71.89
Short Description: Other specified counseling
Long Description: Other specified counseling
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z71.89

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Persons encntr health serv for oth cnsl and med advice, NEC (Z71)

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.

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 Z71.89 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Advance directive discussed with patient
  • Advice given about pelvic floor exercise
  • Advised to abstain from alcohol consumption
  • Advised to contact dental service
  • Advised to contact pharmacist
  • Advised to contact police
  • Advised to contact social worker
  • Advised to maintain supply of blood ketone test strips
  • Children reassured
  • Discussed with pharmacist
  • Educated about antimalarial prophylaxis
  • Educated about Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 infection
  • Educated about screening for malignant neoplasm of prostate
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver about toilet training
  • Education of caregiver about weaning
  • Education of community about disease
  • Education with explicit context
  • Family education about administration of blood product
  • Family education about community services
  • Family education about delirium
  • Family education about device
  • Family education about disease
  • Family education about electrolyte therapy
  • Family education about fall prevention
  • Family education about fluid balance
  • Family education about fluid therapy
  • Family education about health seeking behavior
  • Family education about hygiene
  • Family education about infant development
  • Family education about infection prevention
  • Family education about light therapy
  • Family education about monitoring respiratory status
  • Family education about pain management
  • Family education about prevention of cross infection
  • Family education about susceptibility to infection
  • Family education about thermoregulation
  • Family education about transfer technique
  • Family education about treatment regime
  • Last days of life discussed
  • Medication discussed with pharmacist
  • Neighbor reassured
  • Pain management education for family
  • Pain management education of caregiver
  • Patient advised about anti-malaria prophylaxis
  • Patient advised about prostate cancer screening
  • Provision of anticipatory guidance to family
  • Reassurance given
  • Recommended to maintain supply of blood ketone test strips
  • Relatives reassured
  • Requires additional education about peritoneal dialysis
  • Spouse reassured

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