ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z04.8

Encounter for examination and observation for oth reasons

Diagnosis Code Z04.8

ICD-10: Z04.8
Short Description: Encounter for examination and observation for oth reasons
Long Description: Encounter for examination and observation for other specified reasons
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z04.8

Not Valid for Submission
The code Z04.8 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code was deleted in the 2019 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • Z04.81 - Enctr for exam and obs of victim fol forced sex exploitation
  • Z04.82 - Enctr for exam and obs of vctm fol forced labor exploitation
  • Z04.89 - Encounter for examination and observation for oth reasons

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)

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