ICD-10-CM Code Z01.3

Encounter for examination of blood pressure

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z01.3 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 examination of blood pressure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z01.3
Short Description:Encounter for examination of blood pressure
Long Description:Encounter for examination of blood pressure

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

  • Z01.30 - Encounter for examination of blood pressure without abnormal findings
  • Z01.31 - Encounter for examination of blood pressure with 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 oth sp exam w/o complaint, suspected or reprtd dx (Z01)

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