Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z11.8

Encounter for screening for other infectious and parasitic diseases

    2015 Billable Code Unacceptable As Principal Dx POA Exempt

  • Z11.8 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, Z11.8 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z11.8. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Encounter for screening for chlamydia
  • Encounter for screening for rickettsial
  • Encounter for screening for spirochetal
  • Encounter for screening for mycoses
Description Synonyms
  • Chlamydial disease screening done
  • Chlamydial disease screening done (situation)
  • Screening for chlamydia (bacterial infection)
  • Screening for chlamydial disease
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Z11.8 is considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis as it describes a circumstance which influences an individual's health status but not a current illness or injury, or the diagnosis may not be a specific manifestation but may be due to an underlying cause.
Present On Admission
  • Z11.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Z11.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 951 Other factors influencing health status

Convert ICD-10-CM Z11.8 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Z11.8:
  • Screening (for) Z13.9
  • chlamydial diseases Z11.8
    leptospirosis Z11.8
    mycoses Z11.8
    trachoma Z11.8
    yaws Z11.8
    disease or disorder Z13.9
    chlamydial Z11.8
    rickettsial Z11.8
    spirochetal Z11.8
    infection
    mycotic Z11.8
    parasitic Z11.8
    parasitic infestation Z11.9
    specified NEC Z11.8