ICD-10-CM Code Z32.00

Encounter for pregnancy test, result unknown

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Females Only

Valid for Submission

Z32.00 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for pregnancy test, result unknown. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z32.00 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like antenatal scan unable to confirm pregnancy, antenatal ultrasound finding, possible pregnancy, pregnancy not yet confirmed, pregnancy test equivocal, pregnancy test finding, etc

The code Z32.00 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.

ICD-10:Z32.00
Short Description:Encounter for pregnancy test, result unknown
Long Description:Encounter for pregnancy test, result unknown

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 Z32.00:

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.
  • Encounter for pregnancy test NOS

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 Z32.00 are found in the index:


Code Edits

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:

  • Diagnoses for females only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to FEMALES only .

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Antenatal scan unable to confirm pregnancy
  • Antenatal ultrasound finding
  • Possible pregnancy
  • Pregnancy not yet confirmed
  • Pregnancy test equivocal
  • Pregnancy test finding
  • Pregnancy test positive
  • Pregnancy test weakly positive
  • Serum pregnancy test equivocal
  • Urine pregnancy test equivocal

Convert Z32.00 to ICD-9

  • V72.40 - Pregnancy test unconfirm

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction (Z30-Z39)
      • Encntr for preg test and chldbrth and childcare instruction (Z32)

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