2022 ICD-10-CM Code Z13.2

Encounter for screening for nutritional, metabolic and other endocrine disorders

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:Z13.2
Short Description:Encntr screen for nutritional, metabolic and oth endo disord
Long Description:Encounter for screening for nutritional, metabolic and other endocrine disorders

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)

Z13.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for screening for nutritional, metabolic and other endocrine disorders. 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 Encntr screen for nutritional, metabolic and oth endo disord

Non-specific codes like Z13.2 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 encntr screen for nutritional, metabolic and oth endo disord:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z13.21 for Encounter for screening for nutritional disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - Z13.22 for Encounter for screening for metabolic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z13.220 for Encounter for screening for lipoid disorders
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z13.228 for Encounter for screening for other metabolic disorders
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z13.29 for Encounter for screening for other suspected endocrine disorder

Information for Patients


Health Screening

Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they're easier to treat. You can get some screenings in your doctor's office. Others need special equipment, so you may need to go to a different office or clinic.

Some conditions that doctors commonly screen for include

Which tests you need depends on your age, your sex, your family history, and whether you have risk factors for certain diseases. After a screening test, ask when you will get the results and whom to talk to about them.

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