ICD-10-CM Code Z41

Encounter for procedures for purposes other than remedying health state

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z41 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 procedures for purposes other than remedying health state. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z41
Short Description:Encntr for proc for purposes oth than remedying health state
Long Description:Encounter for procedures for purposes other than remedying health state

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

  • Z41.1 - Encounter for cosmetic surgery
  • Z41.2 - Encounter for routine and ritual male circumcision
  • Z41.3 - Encounter for ear piercing
  • Z41.8 - Encounter for other procedures for purposes other than remedying health state
  • Z41.9 - Encounter for procedure for purposes other than remedying health state, unspecified

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encntr for proc for purposes oth than remedying health state (Z41)

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