ICD-10-CM Code Z05.4

Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected genetic, metabolic or immunologic condition ruled out

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z05.4 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected genetic, metabolic or immunologic condition ruled out. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z05.4
Short Description:Obs & eval of NB for suspected genetic, metab,immun cond R/O
Long Description:Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected genetic, metabolic or immunologic condition ruled out

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

  • Z05.41 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected genetic condition ruled out
  • Z05.42 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected metabolic condition ruled out
  • Z05.43 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected immunologic condition ruled out

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Enctr for Obs & eval of NB for susp diseases and cond R/O (Z05)

Code History

  • 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