Valid for Submission
Z05.71 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected skin and subcutaneous tissue condition ruled out. The code Z05.71 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 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.
The code Z05.71 is applicable to newborn patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-newborn patient.
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 Z05.71 are found in the index:
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
Present on Admission (POA)
Z0571 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Convert Z05.71 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code Z05.71 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.