Valid for Submission
Z04.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for examination and observation of victim following forced sexual exploitation. The code Z04.81 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
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 Z04.81 are found in the index:
- - Examination (for) (following) (general) (of) (routine) - Z00.00
Present on Admission (POA)
Z0481 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Information for Patients
Also called: Rape
Sexual assault is any sexual activity to which you haven't freely given your consent. This includes completed or attempted sex acts that are against your will. Sometimes it can involve a victim who is unable to consent. It also includes abusive sexual contact. It can happen to men, women or children.
The attacker can be anyone - a current or former partner, a family member, a person in position of power or trust, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
Sexual assault can affect your health in many ways. It can lead to long-term health and emotional problems. It is important to seek help if you have been assaulted. First, get to a safe place. Then dial 9-1-1 or go to a hospital for medical care. You may want to have counseling to deal with your feelings. The most important thing to know is that the assault was not your fault.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Rape (Medical Encyclopedia)
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