Version 2024

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z59

Problems related to housing and economic circumstances

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Problems related to housing and economic circumstances
Is Billable?
Not Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances
      • Problems related to housing and economic circumstances

Z59 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of problems related to housing and economic circumstances. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding Applicable to Problems related to housing and economic circumstances

Non-specific codes like Z59 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10-CM codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for problems related to housing and economic circumstances:

  • Z59.0 for Homelessness - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.00 for Homelessness unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.01 for Sheltered homelessness - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.02 for Unsheltered homelessness - BILLABLE CODE

  • Z59.1 for Inadequate housing - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.10 for Inadequate housing, unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.11 for Inadequate housing environmental temperature - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.12 for Inadequate housing utilities - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.19 for Other inadequate housing - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.2 for Discord with neighbors, lodgers and landlord - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.3 for Problems related to living in residential institution - BILLABLE CODE

  • Z59.4 for Lack of adequate food - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.41 for Food insecurity - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.48 for Other specified lack of adequate food - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.5 for Extreme poverty - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.6 for Low income - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.7 for Insufficient social insurance and welfare support - BILLABLE CODE

  • Z59.8 for Other problems related to housing and economic circumstances - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Z59.81 for Housing instability, housed - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.82 for Transportation insecurity - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.86 for Financial insecurity - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.87 for Material hardship due to limited financial resources, not elsewhere classified - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.89 for Other problems related to housing and economic circumstances - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z59.9 for Problem related to housing and economic circumstances, unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The following annotation back-references are applicable to this diagnosis code. The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10-CM codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more.

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
  • problems related to upbringing Z62

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.