ICD-10-CM Code Z53.3

Procedure converted to open procedure

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z53.3 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of procedure converted to open procedure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z53.3
Short Description:Procedure converted to open procedure
Long Description:Procedure converted to open procedure

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

  • Z53.31 - Laparoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure
  • Z53.32 - Thoracoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure
  • Z53.33 - Arthroscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure
  • Z53.39 - Other specified procedure converted to open procedure

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Persons encntr hlth serv for spec proc & trtmt, not crd out (Z53)

Code History

  • 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