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Code: Z11.59

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Encounter for screening for other viral diseases

Block: Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)

Note: Nonspecific abnormal findings disclosed at the time of these examinations are classified to categories R70-R94.

Excludes 1: examinations related to pregnancy and reproduction (Z30-Z36, Z39.-)

Details: Encounter for screening for other viral diseases

Z11.5

Excludes2: encounter for screening for viral intestinal disease (Z11.0)

Z11

Excludes1: encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom

Guidelines: Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00-Z99)

Note: Z codes represent reasons for encounters. A corresponding procedure code must accompany a Z code if a procedure is performed. Categories Z00-Z99 are

provided for occasions when circumstances other than a disease, injury or external cause classifiable to categories A00-Y99 are recorded as 'diagnoses' or 'problems'. This can arise in two main ways:
(a) When a person who may or may not be sick encounters the health services for some specific purpose, such as to receive limited care or service for a current condition, to donate an organ or tissue, to receive prophylactic vaccination (immunization), or to discuss a problem which is in itself not a disease or injury.
(b) When some circumstance or problem is present which influences the person's health status but is not in itself a current illness or injury.

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LynnSC

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does any one know of an icd 10 code to use to screen for Hapatitis C.
i have several patients that are baby boomers and they want this done.
help and many thanks in advance
lynn
 

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Don't you get an LCD edit 36 for another code in order to pass medical necessity ? MDCR pt ....
 
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