2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasms (Z12)

Instructional Notations

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.

  • Screening is the testing for disease or disease precursors in asymptomatic individuals so that early detection and treatment can be provided for those who test positive for the disease.

Use Additional Code Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

  • code to identify any family history of malignant neoplasm Z80

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)

        • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)

            • Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasms (Z12)
            • Z12 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasms NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.0 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of stomach BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.1 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of intestinal tract NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.10 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of intest tract, unsp BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.11 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.12 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of rectum BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.13 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of small intestine BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.2 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of respiratory organs BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.3 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of breast NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.31 - Encntr screen mammogram for malignant neoplasm of breast BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.39 - Encounter for oth screening for malignant neoplasm of breast BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.4 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of cervix BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.5 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of prostate BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.6 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of bladder BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.7 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of genitourinary organs NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.71 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of testis BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.72 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of vagina BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.73 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of ovary BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.79 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of genitourinary organs BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.8 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of oth sites NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.81 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of oral cavity BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.82 - Encntr screen for malignant neoplasm of nervous system BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.83 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of skin BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.89 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of oth sites BILLABLE CODE
            • Z12.9 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm, site unsp BILLABLE CODE