2022 ICD-10-CM Code Z05.7

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

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

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

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)

Z05.7 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis 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 specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Obs & eval NB for susp skin, subcu, ms & conn tiss cond R/O

Non-specific codes like Z05.7 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for obs & eval nb for susp skin, subcu, ms & conn tiss cond r/o:

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

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018