ICD-10-CM Code Z00.1

Encounter for newborn, infant and child health examinations

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z00.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for newborn, infant and child health examinations. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z00.1
Short Description:Encounter for newborn, infant and child health examinations
Long Description:Encounter for newborn, infant and child health examinations

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • Z00.11 - Newborn health examination
  • Z00.110 - Health examination for newborn under 8 days old
  • Z00.111 - Health examination for newborn 8 to 28 days old
  • Z00.12 - Encounter for routine child health examination
  • Z00.121 - Encounter for routine child health examination with abnormal findings
  • Z00.129 - Encounter for routine child health examination without abnormal findings

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encntr for general exam w/o complaint, susp or reprtd dx (Z00)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Baby Health Checkup

There are many new responsibilities when you have a baby. One of them is to make sure they get the checkups that they need. Well-baby exams are important in making sure that your baby is growing and developing properly. If there are problems, you can catch them early. This means that there is a better chance for treatment.

During these checkups, your baby will get any needed immunizations and screenings. This is also a good chance to ask your health care provider any questions about how to care for your baby.


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Health Checkup

Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. Which exams and screenings you need depends on your age, health and family history, and lifestyle choices such as what you eat, how active you are, and whether you smoke.

To make the most of your next check-up, here are some things to do before you go:

  • Review your family medical history
  • Find out if you are due for any general screenings or vaccinations
  • Write down a list of issues and questions to take with you

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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