ICD-10 Code for Orthopedic aftercare
Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
follow-up examination for medical surveillance after treatment (Z08-Z09)
aftercare for healing fracture-code to fracture with 7th character D
Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00-Z99)
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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