ICD-10-CM Code Z60

Problems related to social environment

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z60 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of problems related to social environment. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z60
Short Description:Problems related to social environment
Long Description:Problems related to social environment

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

  • Z60.0 - Problems of adjustment to life-cycle transitions
  • Z60.2 - Problems related to living alone
  • Z60.3 - Acculturation difficulty
  • Z60.4 - Social exclusion and rejection
  • Z60.5 - Target of (perceived) adverse discrimination and persecution
  • Z60.8 - Other problems related to social environment
  • Z60.9 - Problem related to social environment, unspecified

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances (Z55-Z65)
      • Problems related to social environment (Z60)

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