ICD-10-CM Code Z05.7

Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected skin, subcutaneous, musculoskeletal and connective tissue condition ruled out

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z05.7 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 skin, subcutaneous, musculoskeletal and connective tissue condition ruled out. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z05.7
Short Description:Obs & eval NB for susp skin, subcu, ms & conn tiss cond R/O
Long Description:Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected skin, subcutaneous, musculoskeletal and connective tissue condition ruled out

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

  • Z05.71 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected skin and subcutaneous tissue condition ruled out
  • Z05.72 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected musculoskeletal condition ruled out
  • Z05.73 - Observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected connective tissue 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