ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z60.8

Other problems related to social environment

Diagnosis Code Z60.8

ICD-10: Z60.8
Short Description: Other problems related to social environment
Long Description: Other problems related to social environment
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z60.8

Valid for Submission
The code Z60.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances (Z55-Z65)
      • Problems related to social environment (Z60)

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.

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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.

  • Breakup of romance
  • Community infestation
  • Difficulty adhering to rules and boundaries
  • Does not adhere to rules and boundaries
  • English as a second language
  • Finding of second language
  • Friend arrested
  • Girlfriend arrested
  • Health belief conflict
  • High community crime rate
  • Inadequate social support
  • Lack of trust
  • Lack of trust in healthcare provider
  • Language difficulty
  • Receives no social support
  • Reports of violence in the environment
  • Social adjustment problem
  • Social maladjustment
  • Social maladjustment
  • Social problem
  • Social support status
  • Speaks English poorly
  • Threats of violence in the environment

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