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Code: Z32.01

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Encounter for pregnancy test, result positive

Block: Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction (Z30-Z3A)

Details: Encounter for pregnancy test, result positive

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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Can Z32.01 (Encounter for Pregnancy Test - Positive Result) be used as a Primary Diagnosis Code? Z32.01 is being used with CPT codes 99213/25 and 76817, if that helps at all.

These Z codes are going to be the death of me. I have read the guidelines so many times but every time I read them, I feel as if I have discovered something new and confusing. I appreciate any discussions.

Thank you.
 
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