ICD-10-CM Code Z99.8

Dependence on other enabling machines and devices

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z99.8 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 other enabling machines and devices. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z99.8
Short Description:Dependence on other enabling machines and devices
Long Description:Dependence on other enabling machines and devices

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

  • Z99.81 - Dependence on supplemental oxygen
  • Z99.89 - Dependence on other enabling machines and devices

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