ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z91.83

Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere

Diagnosis Code Z91.83

ICD-10: Z91.83
Short Description: Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere
Long Description: Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z91.83

Valid for Submission
The code Z91.83 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 family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Personal risk factors, not elsewhere classified (Z91)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • V40.31 - Wandering-dis elsewhere

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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code Z91.83 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Tendency to wander
  • Wanders during day and at night

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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