2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71.89

Other specified counseling

Short Description:
Other specified counseling
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
Code Navigator:

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances
      • Persons encntr health serv for oth cnsl and med advice, NEC

Z71.89 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified counseling. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

This code describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Abuse counseling for non-offending parent
  • Advance directive discussed with patient
  • Advice given about breast screening program
  • Advice given about pelvic floor exercise
  • Advised risk of deep vein thrombosis in air travel
  • Advised to abstain from alcohol consumption
  • Advised to attend for retinal screening
  • Advised to contact dental service
  • Advised to contact police
  • Advised to contact social worker
  • Assessment of caregiver behavior
  • Assessment of caregiver beliefs
  • Assessment of caregiver knowledge
  • Assessment of caregiver knowledge of instruction manual
  • Assessment of caregiver stress
  • Assessment of family readiness for self-management
  • Caregiver attended diabetes structured education program
  • Caregiver focused education and support program
  • Children reassured
  • Counseled about self-help group
  • Diabetic education completed
  • Discussed with patient
  • Discussion about advance care planning with caregiver
  • Discussion about advance care planning with family member
  • Discussion about care plan with family
  • Discussion about treatment with caregiver
  • Educated about antimalarial prophylaxis
  • Educated about Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 infection
  • Educated about screening for malignant neoplasm of prostate
  • Educated about wound care
  • Educating guardian of subject
  • Educating parent of subject
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver
  • Education of caregiver about infant weaning
  • Education of caregiver about toilet training
  • Education of community about disease
  • Education of family about impaired cognition
  • Education of family about sleep
  • Education of parent about trauma therapy
  • Education with explicit context
  • Falls advice - hip protectors advised
  • Family attended diabetes structured education program
  • Family counseled
  • Family education about administration of blood product
  • Family education about Adverse Childhood Experience questionnaire score
  • Family education about community services
  • Family education about delirium
  • Family education about device
  • Family education about disease
  • Family education about electrolyte therapy
  • Family education about fall prevention
  • Family education about fluid balance
  • Family education about fluid therapy
  • Family education about health seeking behavior
  • Family education about hygiene
  • Family education about infant development
  • Family education about infection prevention
  • Family education about light therapy
  • Family education about monitoring respiratory status
  • Family education about pain management
  • Family education about prevention of cross infection
  • Family education about sepsis
  • Family education about susceptibility to infection
  • Family education about thermoregulation
  • Family education about transfer technique
  • Family education about treatment regime
  • Family education regarding procedure following death of relative
  • Head injury advice given
  • Last days of life discussed
  • Neighbor reassured
  • Pain management education for family
  • Pain management education of caregiver
  • Partner reassured
  • Patient advised about anti-malaria prophylaxis
  • Patient advised about driving
  • Patient advised about exercise
  • Patient advised about exposure to the sun
  • Patient advised about prostate cancer screening
  • Patient advised about the need for insect repellent
  • Patient advised not to drive
  • Patient advised of caregiver legal rights
  • Patient advised to buy medical kit
  • Patient advised to have pregnancy test
  • Patient advised to inform DVLA
  • Patient advised to inform insurance company
  • Patient advised to review package of care
  • Patient advised to see solicitor
  • Patient advised to use sunblock
  • Patient given advice about management of depression
  • Patient given telephone advice during surgery hours
  • Patient given telephone advice out of hours
  • Patient given verbal advice
  • Patient given written advice
  • Patient given written advice on benefits of physical activity
  • Pneumococcal immunization advised in surgery
  • Providing reassurance to child
  • Providing reassurance to family
  • Providing reassurance to parent
  • Providing reassurance to partner
  • Providing reassurance to spouse
  • Provision of anticipatory guidance to family
  • Provision of support for self management to caregiver
  • Reassurance given
  • Recommended to maintain supply of blood ketone test strips
  • Relative counseled
  • Relatives reassured
  • Requires additional education about peritoneal dialysis
  • Spouse reassured
  • Subject advised to avoid crowds
  • Training carer to support symbolic play
  • Usual warning given

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The following annotation back-references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index. The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10-CM code(s).

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10-CM Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual's health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Present on Admission (POA)

Z71.89 is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here.

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions

POA IndicatorReason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert to ICD-9-CM Code

Source ICD-10-CM CodeTarget ICD-9-CM Code
Z71.89V65.49 - Other specfd counseling
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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.