ICD-10-CM Code Z04.3

Encounter for examination and observation following other accident

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Z04.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for examination and observation following other accident. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z04.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accident caused by blizzard, accident caused by brief heavy rainfall, accident caused by collapse of dam, accident caused by continuing torrential rain, accident caused by cyclone, accident caused by earth surface movement, etc

ICD-10:Z04.3
Short Description:Encounter for exam and observation following oth accident
Long Description:Encounter for examination and observation following other accident

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code Z04.3 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Accident caused by blizzard
  • Accident caused by brief heavy rainfall
  • Accident caused by collapse of dam
  • Accident caused by continuing torrential rain
  • Accident caused by cyclone
  • Accident caused by earth surface movement
  • Accident caused by electric cooker in private dwelling
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance in public building
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance in residential institution
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance in school
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance on farm
  • Accident caused by electric wiring or appliance outdoors
  • Accident caused by high wind
  • Accident caused by hurricane
  • Accident caused by landslide
  • Accident caused by movement of earth's crust
  • Accident caused by mud slide
  • Accident caused by rainfall
  • Accident caused by rockfall
  • Accident caused by snow avalanche
  • Accident caused by storms and floods resulting from storms
  • Accident caused by surface earth or water movement
  • Accident caused by tidal wave
  • Accident caused by tidal wave storm
  • Accident due to abandonment of child
  • Accident due to abandonment of disabled person
  • Accident due to abandonment of elderly person
  • Accident due to abandonment of newborn
  • Accident due to abandonment or neglect of helpless person
  • Accident due to abandonment or neglect of helpless person
  • Accident due to animal or plant
  • Accident due to cold of man-made origin
  • Accident due to cold weather
  • Accident due to destitution
  • Accident due to dry ice
  • Accident due to environmental factor
  • Accident due to excessive cold
  • Accident due to exposure to excessive humidity
  • Accident due to exposure to humidity
  • Accident due to high air pressure from rapid descent in water
  • Accident due to high air pressure from rapid descent in water while diving
  • Accident due to high or low air pressure or changes in air pressure due to diving
  • Accident due to high pressure in diving
  • Accident due to hunger, thirst, exposure and neglect
  • Accident due to liquid air
  • Accident due to liquid hydrogen
  • Accident due to liquid nitrogen
  • Accident due to liquid oxygen
  • Accident due to neglect of child
  • Accident due to neglect of disabled person
  • Accident due to neglect of elderly person
  • Accident due to pressure changes in diving
  • Accident due to privation, unqualified
  • Accident due to reduction air pressure - ascent from diving
  • Accident due to reduction in atmospheric pressure, surfacing from underground
  • Accident due to refrigerator
  • Accident due to striking by hailstones
  • Accident due to sudden air pressure change, aircraft climbing
  • Accident due to sudden air pressure change, aircraft diving
  • Accident due to sudden change in air pressure in aircraft
  • Accident due to sudden change in air pressure in aircraft
  • Accident due to sudden change in air pressure in aircraft
  • Accident due to sudden loss of aircraft cabin pressure
  • Accident while engaged in household activity
  • Accidents due to travel and motion
  • Transport vehicle washed off road by storm

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code Z04.3 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

Convert Z04.3 to ICD-9

  • V71.4 - Observ-accident NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encounter for examination and observation for other reasons (Z04)

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