ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z89.439

Acquired absence of unspecified foot

Diagnosis Code Z89.439

ICD-10: Z89.439
Short Description: Acquired absence of unspecified foot
Long Description: Acquired absence of unspecified foot
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z89.439

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Acquired absence of limb (Z89)

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.

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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.

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 Z89.439 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Amputated at midfoot
  • Amputated foot
  • Amputated forefoot
  • Burn of foot
  • Deep full thickness burn of foot, with loss of body part
  • Deep third degree burn of foot
  • History of amputation of foot
  • History of lower limb amputation
  • Third degree burn of foot

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