ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z96.29

Presence of other otological and audiological implants

Diagnosis Code Z96.29

ICD-10: Z96.29
Short Description: Presence of other otological and audiological implants
Long Description: Presence of other otological and audiological implants
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z96.29

Valid for Submission
The code Z96.29 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Presence of other functional implants (Z96)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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