ICD-10-CM Code Z65

Problems related to other psychosocial circumstances

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z65 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 other psychosocial circumstances. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z65
Short Description:Problems related to other psychosocial circumstances
Long Description:Problems related to other psychosocial circumstances

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

  • Z65.0 - Conviction in civil and criminal proceedings without imprisonment
  • Z65.1 - Imprisonment and other incarceration
  • Z65.2 - Problems related to release from prison
  • Z65.3 - Problems related to other legal circumstances
  • Z65.4 - Victim of crime and terrorism
  • Z65.5 - Exposure to disaster, war and other hostilities
  • Z65.8 - Other specified problems related to psychosocial circumstances
  • Z65.9 - Problem related to unspecified psychosocial circumstances

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 other psychosocial circumstances (Z65)

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