ICD-10-CM Code Z69

Encounter for mental health services for victim and perpetrator of abuse

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z69 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for mental health services for victim and perpetrator of abuse. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z69
Short Description:Encntr for mental health serv for victim and perp of abuse
Long Description:Encounter for mental health services for victim and perpetrator of abuse

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

  • Z69.0 - Encounter for mental health services for child abuse problems
  • Z69.01 - Encounter for mental health services for parental child abuse
  • Z69.010 - Encounter for mental health services for victim of parental child abuse
  • Z69.011 - Encounter for mental health services for perpetrator of parental child abuse
  • Z69.02 - Encounter for mental health services for non-parental child abuse
  • Z69.020 - Encounter for mental health services for victim of non-parental child abuse
  • Z69.021 - Encounter for mental health services for perpetrator of non-parental child abuse
  • Z69.1 - Encounter for mental health services for spousal or partner abuse problems
  • Z69.11 - Encounter for mental health services for victim of spousal or partner abuse
  • Z69.12 - Encounter for mental health services for perpetrator of spousal or partner abuse
  • Z69.8 - Encounter for mental health services for victim or perpetrator of other abuse
  • Z69.81 - Encounter for mental health services for victim of other abuse
  • Z69.82 - Encounter for mental health services for perpetrator of other abuse

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 Z69:

Includes

Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.
  • counseling for victims and perpetrators of abuse

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Encntr for mental health serv for victim and perp of abuse (Z69)

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