ICD-10-CM Code Z02

Encounter for administrative examination

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z02 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 administrative examination. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Encounter for administrative examination
Long Description:Encounter for administrative examination

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

  • Z02.0 - Encounter for examination for admission to educational institution
  • Z02.1 - Encounter for pre-employment examination
  • Z02.2 - Encounter for examination for admission to residential institution
  • Z02.3 - Encounter for examination for recruitment to armed forces
  • Z02.4 - Encounter for examination for driving license
  • Z02.5 - Encounter for examination for participation in sport
  • Z02.6 - Encounter for examination for insurance purposes
  • Z02.7 - Encounter for issue of medical certificate
  • Z02.71 - Encounter for disability determination
  • Z02.79 - Encounter for issue of other medical certificate
  • Z02.8 - Encounter for other administrative examinations
  • Z02.81 - Encounter for paternity testing
  • Z02.82 - Encounter for adoption services
  • Z02.83 - Encounter for blood-alcohol and blood-drug test
  • Z02.89 - Encounter for other administrative examinations
  • Z02.9 - Encounter for administrative examinations, unspecified

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encounter for administrative examination (Z02)

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