ICD-10-CM Code Z01.8

Encounter for other specified special examinations

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z01.8 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 other specified special examinations. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z01.8
Short Description:Encounter for other specified special examinations
Long Description:Encounter for other specified special examinations

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

  • Z01.81 - Encounter for preprocedural examinations
  • Z01.810 - Encounter for preprocedural cardiovascular examination
  • Z01.811 - Encounter for preprocedural respiratory examination
  • Z01.812 - Encounter for preprocedural laboratory examination
  • Z01.818 - Encounter for other preprocedural examination
  • Z01.82 - Encounter for allergy testing
  • Z01.83 - Encounter for blood typing
  • Z01.84 - Encounter for antibody response examination
  • Z01.89 - Encounter for other specified special examinations

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