ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z72.820

Sleep deprivation

Diagnosis Code Z72.820

ICD-10: Z72.820
Short Description: Sleep deprivation
Long Description: Sleep deprivation
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z72.820

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Problems related to lifestyle (Z72)

Information for Medical Professionals

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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.
  • V69.4 - Lack of adequate sleep

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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 Z72.820 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Disturbance in sleep behavior
  • Sleep deprivation

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Z72.820 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Sleep Disorders

Is it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if you have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are

  • Insomnia - a hard time falling or staying asleep
  • Sleep apnea - breathing interruptions during sleep
  • Restless legs syndrome - a tingling or prickly sensation in the legs
  • Narcolepsy - daytime "sleep attacks"

Nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleep talking, head banging, wetting the bed and grinding your teeth are kinds of sleep problems called parasomnias. There are treatments for most sleep disorders. Sometimes just having regular sleep habits can help.

  • Changing your sleep habits
  • Drowsiness
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia
  • Irregular sleep-wake syndrome
  • Isolated sleep paralysis
  • Medicines for sleep
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nightmares
  • Sleep and your health
  • Sleep disorders
  • Teenagers and sleep

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