ICD-10-CM Code Z47.3

Aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z47.3 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z47.3
Short Description:Aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis
Long Description:Aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis

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

  • Z47.31 - Aftercare following explantation of shoulder joint prosthesis
  • Z47.32 - Aftercare following explantation of hip joint prosthesis
  • Z47.33 - Aftercare following explantation of knee joint prosthesis

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 Z47.3:

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.
  • Aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis, staged procedure
  • Encounter for joint prosthesis insertion following prior explantation of joint prosthesis

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Orthopedic aftercare (Z47)

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