ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z98.1

Arthrodesis status

Diagnosis Code Z98.1

ICD-10: Z98.1
Short Description: Arthrodesis status
Long Description: Arthrodesis status
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z98.1

Valid for Submission
The code Z98.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Other postprocedural states (Z98)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable 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.

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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
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.

The code Z98.1 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • H/O: arthrodesis
  • History of arthrodesis of ankle
  • History of arthrodesis of interphalangeal joint of toe
  • History of cervical spine fusion
  • History of fusion of thoracic spine
  • History of fusion of thoracolumbar spine
  • History of lumbar fusion
  • History of operative procedure on lumbar spinal structure
  • History of operative procedure on thoracic spinal structure
  • History of spinal fusion
  • History of spinal fusion for kyphosis
  • History of spinal fusion for scoliosis
  • History of surgical procedure on cervical spine

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