ICD-10-CM Code Z99.1

Dependence on respirator

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z99.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of dependence on respirator. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z99.1
Short Description:Dependence on respirator
Long Description:Dependence on respirator

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

  • Z99.11 - Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status
  • Z99.12 - Encounter for respirator [ventilator] dependence during power failure

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 Z99.1:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Dependence on ventilator

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)
      • Dependence on enabling machines and devices, NEC (Z99)

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