ICD-10-CM Code Z76

Persons encountering health services in other circumstances

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z76 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of persons encountering health services in other circumstances. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z76
Short Description:Persons encountering health services in other circumstances
Long Description:Persons encountering health services in other circumstances

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

  • Z76.0 - Encounter for issue of repeat prescription
  • Z76.1 - Encounter for health supervision and care of foundling
  • Z76.2 - Encounter for health supervision and care of other healthy infant and child
  • Z76.3 - Healthy person accompanying sick person
  • Z76.4 - Other boarder to healthcare facility
  • Z76.5 - Malingerer [conscious simulation]
  • Z76.8 - Persons encountering health services in other specified circumstances
  • Z76.81 - Expectant parent(s) prebirth pediatrician visit
  • Z76.82 - Awaiting organ transplant status
  • Z76.89 - Persons encountering health services in other specified circumstances

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z76)

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