ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z76.89

Persons encountering health services in oth circumstances

Diagnosis Code Z76.89

ICD-10: Z76.89
Short Description: Persons encountering health services in oth circumstances
Long Description: Persons encountering health services in other specified circumstances
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z76.89

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

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 Z76.89 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Admitted to substance misuse detoxification center
  • Assessment of caregiver knowledge
  • Assessment of family coping behavior
  • Assessment of family knowledge of disease
  • Assessment of health needs of family
  • Assessment of health needs of family done
  • Assessment of spiritual beliefs of family
  • Bisphosphonate prophylaxis suspended
  • Cares for self
  • Deficient knowledge of behavior change process
  • Deficient knowledge of breast feeding
  • Deficient knowledge of child development
  • Deficient knowledge of community services
  • Deficient knowledge of diagnostic testing
  • Deficient knowledge of dietary regimen
  • Deficient knowledge of disease process
  • Deficient knowledge of exercise
  • Deficient knowledge of fall prevention
  • Deficient knowledge of family planning methods
  • Deficient knowledge of fluid volume management
  • Deficient knowledge of medication
  • Deficient knowledge of medication regimen
  • Deficient knowledge of oral hygiene
  • Deficient knowledge of pain management
  • Deficient knowledge of patient controlled analgesia
  • Deficient knowledge of peritoneal dialysis
  • Deficient knowledge of physical therapy
  • Deficient knowledge of preconception health practices
  • Deficient knowledge of safety precautions
  • Deficient knowledge of sexual behavior
  • Deficient knowledge of symptom
  • Deficient knowledge of therapeutic regimen
  • Deficient knowledge of traditional therapy
  • Demonstrates knowledge of who to contact in medical emergency
  • Difficulty participating in care planning
  • Difficulty self monitoring disease
  • Discharge from ambulance clinical care
  • Does not agree with care plan
  • Does not have an informal carer
  • Edinburgh postnatal depression scale screening offered
  • Effective bowel preparation for procedure
  • Enteral nutrition administration method inappropriate
  • Failed encounter - left message with person
  • Follow-up medical care sought
  • Full care by hospice
  • Goal not attainable
  • Hepatitis A vaccination not indicated
  • Hepatitis B vaccination not indicated
  • Housing assessment completed
  • Improved exercise tolerance
  • Inadequate preoperative assessment
  • Inappropriate infusion of enteral nutrition
  • Inappropriate infusion of parenteral nutrition
  • Increased physical activity
  • Incretin mimetic therapy started
  • Inpatient management not required
  • Inpatient management required
  • Laboratory specimen submitted
  • Lack of symptom control
  • Left after triage
  • Left before being seen
  • Left before triage
  • Lives in a nursing home
  • Luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone checked
  • Medication therapy management recommendation accepted by prescriber
  • Misuse of analgesic
  • Monitoring of laboratory results started
  • Monitoring of physiological parameters started
  • No progress toward goal
  • Non-shockable heart rhythm detected by automated external defibrillator
  • On psychotropic medication
  • Oral contraceptive restarted
  • Parenteral nutrition administration method inappropriate
  • Pathology specimen submitted
  • Patient condition undetermined
  • Patient dissatisfied with nutrition regime
  • Patient does not understand why taking all medication
  • Patient has no referring provider
  • Patient misunderstood treatment instructions
  • Patient notified of treatment plan
  • Patient reported problems
  • Patient requests non-blood medical management
  • Patient requires hospitalization
  • Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor not indicated
  • Prescription telephone order
  • Procedure carried out at different service or facility
  • Procedure discontinued
  • Procedure stopped
  • Raloxifene not indicated
  • Receives a little social support
  • Receives as much social support as wanted
  • Receives quite a bit of social support
  • Recent asthma management
  • Recommendation accepted
  • Referral to cardiac rehabilitation program not indicated
  • Referral to heart failure exercise program not indicated
  • Referred by emergency department physician
  • Referred by health care professional
  • Referred by nurse practitioner
  • Referred by payer
  • Referred by physician assistant
  • Referred by primary care physician
  • Referred by specialist physician
  • Referred for medication therapy management
  • Requests active euthanasia
  • Requests euthanasia
  • Seen by child and adolescent psychologist
  • Seen by community-based occupational therapy service
  • Seen by community-based speech and language therapy service
  • Seen by family therapist
  • Seen by hospital base speech and language therapy service
  • Seen by hospital-based occupational therapy service
  • Seen by occupational therapy service
  • Seen by primary care physician
  • Seen by specialist physician
  • Seen by speech and language therapy service
  • Seen by spinal surgery service
  • Seen in bariatric surgery clinic
  • Seen in drug misuse clinic
  • Seen in pediatric endocrinology clinic
  • Seen in sickle cell and thalassemia clinic
  • Seen in social services occupational therapy service
  • Seen in weight management clinic
  • Seizure emergency action plan completed
  • Shared care - hospice and general practitioner
  • Social support status
  • Social support status
  • Social support status
  • Some digression away from goal
  • Some progress toward goal
  • Specimen received in laboratory
  • Support available in first 24 hours post discharge
  • Testing for Ebola virus not indicated
  • Transition from acute care to self-care
  • Transition from home-health care to self-care
  • Transition from hospice to self-care
  • Transition from long term care to self-care
  • Transition from self-care to acute care
  • Transition from self-care to home-health care
  • Transition from self-care to hospice
  • Transition from self-care to long term care
  • Transported by orthopedic stretcher
  • Urinary frequency volume chart completed
  • Wound drain discontinued

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Z76.89 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This codes was replaced for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code was replaced in the 2017 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • Z29.3 - Encounter for prophylactic fluoride administration
  • Z29.8 - Encounter for other specified prophylactic measures
  • Z29.9 - Encounter for prophylactic measures, unspecified
  • Z51.6 - Encounter for desensitization to allergens

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