ICD-10-CM Code Z13

Encounter for screening for other diseases and disorders

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z13 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for screening for other diseases and disorders. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z13
Short Description:Encounter for screening for other diseases and disorders
Long Description:Encounter for screening for other diseases and disorders

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

  • Z13.0 - Encounter for screening for diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
  • Z13.1 - Encounter for screening for diabetes mellitus
  • Z13.2 - Encounter for screening for nutritional, metabolic and other endocrine disorders
  • Z13.21 - Encounter for screening for nutritional disorder
  • Z13.22 - Encounter for screening for metabolic disorder
  • Z13.220 - Encounter for screening for lipoid disorders
  • Z13.228 - Encounter for screening for other metabolic disorders
  • Z13.29 - Encounter for screening for other suspected endocrine disorder
  • Z13.3 - Encounter for screening examination for mental health and behavioral disorders
  • Z13.30 - Encounter for screening examination for mental health and behavioral disorders, unspecified
  • Z13.31 - Encounter for screening for depression
  • Z13.32 - Encounter for screening for maternal depression
  • Z13.39 - Encounter for screening examination for other mental health and behavioral disorders
  • Z13.4 - Encounter for screening for certain developmental disorders in childhood
  • Z13.40 - Encounter for screening for unspecified developmental delays
  • Z13.41 - Encounter for autism screening
  • Z13.42 - Encounter for screening for global developmental delays (milestones)
  • Z13.49 - Encounter for screening for other developmental delays
  • Z13.5 - Encounter for screening for eye and ear disorders
  • Z13.6 - Encounter for screening for cardiovascular disorders
  • Z13.7 - Encounter for screening for genetic and chromosomal anomalies
  • Z13.71 - Encounter for nonprocreative screening for genetic disease carrier status
  • Z13.79 - Encounter for other screening for genetic and chromosomal anomalies
  • Z13.8 - Encounter for screening for other specified diseases and disorders
  • Z13.81 - Encounter for screening for digestive system disorders
  • Z13.810 - Encounter for screening for upper gastrointestinal disorder
  • Z13.811 - Encounter for screening for lower gastrointestinal disorder
  • Z13.818 - Encounter for screening for other digestive system disorders
  • Z13.82 - Encounter for screening for musculoskeletal disorder
  • Z13.820 - Encounter for screening for osteoporosis
  • Z13.828 - Encounter for screening for other musculoskeletal disorder
  • Z13.83 - Encounter for screening for respiratory disorder NEC
  • Z13.84 - Encounter for screening for dental disorders
  • Z13.85 - Encounter for screening for nervous system disorders
  • Z13.850 - Encounter for screening for traumatic brain injury
  • Z13.858 - Encounter for screening for other nervous system disorders
  • Z13.88 - Encounter for screening for disorder due to exposure to contaminants
  • Z13.89 - Encounter for screening for other disorder
  • Z13.9 - Encounter for screening, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code Z13:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Screening is the testing for disease or disease precursors in asymptomatic individuals so that early detection and treatment can be provided for those who test positive for the disease.

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encounter for screening for other diseases and disorders (Z13)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • 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