ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z70.9

Sex counseling, unspecified

Diagnosis Code Z70.9

ICD-10: Z70.9
Short Description: Sex counseling, unspecified
Long Description: Sex counseling, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z70.9

Valid for Submission
The code Z70.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientn (Z70)

Information for Patients

Sexual Health

Sexuality is a big part of being human. Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships. They also contribute to your sense of well-being. A number of disorders can affect the ability to have or enjoy sex in both men and women.

Factors that can affect sexual health include

  • Fear of unplanned pregnancy
  • Concerns about infertility
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease
  • Medicines that affect sexual desire or performance

  • Heart disease and intimacy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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