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Code: Z02.82
Encounter for adoption services

Block Notes
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.-)

Coding 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-Y89 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.


Best answers
How would you all code for labs that were ordered for high risk exposure? Also patient is an adoption status from a foreign country? Is there an ICD 10 for that? or would this fall under a well-child?

Labs ordered include Hep A, Hep B, Hep C, CBC, Tetanus, Varicella, Vit D, Stool, Lead, TSH, Free T4, Stool, HIV




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Best answers
It falls under administrative exams - Z02.82 - Encounter for adoption services. These services would not be covered by most insurance plans.