ICD-10-CM Code Z40.00

Encounter for prophylactic removal of unspecified organ

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Z40.00 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for prophylactic removal of unspecified organ. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z40.00
Short Description:Encounter for prophylactic removal of unspecified organ
Long Description:Encounter for prophylactic removal of unspecified organ

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 Z40.00 are found in the index:


Convert Z40.00 to ICD-9

  • V50.49 - Prphylct orgn rmvl other (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encounter for prophylactic surgery (Z40)

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