ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z40

Encounter for prophylactic surgery

Diagnosis Code Z40

ICD-10: Z40
Short Description: Encounter for prophylactic surgery
Long Description: Encounter for prophylactic surgery
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z40

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Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encounter for prophylactic surgery (Z40)
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