ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z53.9

Procedure and treatment not carried out, unspecified reason

Diagnosis Code Z53.9

ICD-10: Z53.9
Short Description: Procedure and treatment not carried out, unspecified reason
Long Description: Procedure and treatment not carried out, unspecified reason
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z53.9

Valid for Submission
The code Z53.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Persons encntr hlth serv for spec proc & trtmt, not crd out (Z53)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable principal diagnosis
There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Block dissection of cervical lymph nodes not done
  • Blood pressure not taken
  • Body mass index measurement not done
  • Breast cancer screening not done
  • Chemotherapy not done
  • Did not attend - no reason
  • Domestic abuse not discussed
  • Drugs not taken/completed
  • Fall risk assessment not done
  • Finding of serum tumor marker level
  • Hypertension monitoring check not done
  • Patient assessment for procedure not done
  • Postnatal depression not discussed
  • Procedure discontinued by doctor
  • Procedure discontinued by healthcare professional
  • Procedure not done
  • Radiation therapy not done
  • Serum tumor marker stage SX
  • Tobacco usage screening not done

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