ICD-10-CM Code Z31.4

Encounter for procreative investigation and testing

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z31.4 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 procreative investigation and testing. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z31.4
Short Description:Encounter for procreative investigation and testing
Long Description:Encounter for procreative investigation and testing

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

  • Z31.41 - Encounter for fertility testing
  • Z31.42 - Aftercare following sterilization reversal
  • Z31.43 - Encounter for genetic testing of female for procreative management
  • Z31.430 - Encounter of female for testing for genetic disease carrier status for procreative management
  • Z31.438 - Encounter for other genetic testing of female for procreative management
  • Z31.44 - Encounter for genetic testing of male for procreative management
  • Z31.440 - Encounter of male for testing for genetic disease carrier status for procreative management
  • Z31.441 - Encounter for testing of male partner of patient with recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Z31.448 - Encounter for other genetic testing of male for procreative management
  • Z31.49 - Encounter for other procreative investigation and testing

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 Z31.4:

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.
  • postvasectomy sperm count Z30.8

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction (Z30-Z39)
      • Encounter for procreative management (Z31)

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