ICD-10-CM Code Z99.11

Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status

Version 2020 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Z99.11 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of dependence on respirator [ventilator] status. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z99.11 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like artificial ventilation finding, central sleep apnea syndrome, dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation, dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation, dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation co-occurrent and due to central sleep apnea syndrome, dependence on continuous positive airway pressure ventilation, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:Z99.11
Short Description:Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status
Long Description:Dependence on respirator [ventilator] status

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code Z99.11 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Artificial ventilation finding
  • Central sleep apnea syndrome
  • Dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation
  • Dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation
  • Dependence on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation co-occurrent and due to central sleep apnea syndrome
  • Dependence on continuous positive airway pressure ventilation
  • Dependence on home ventilator
  • Dependence on non-invasive ventilation
  • Dependence on respirator
  • Dependence on respiratory device
  • Dependence on ventilator
  • Dependence on ventilator
  • Dysfunctional ventilatory weaning response
  • Equipment in use
  • Equipment in use
  • Patient ventilated
  • Uses home bilevel positive airway pressure ventilation
  • Uses home continuous positive airway pressure ventilation supply
  • Weaning from mechanically assisted ventilation not achieved

Present on Admission (POA)

Z99.11 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 Indicator CodePOA Reason 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 Z99.11 to ICD-9

  • V46.11 - Respirator depend status (Approximate Flag)

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