Applicable To
  • Categories Z40-Z53 are intended for use to indicate a reason for care. They may be used for patients who have already been treated for a disease or injury, but who are receiving aftercare or prophylactic care, or care to consolidate the treatment, or to deal with a residual state
Type 2 Excludes
  • follow-up examination for medical surveillance after treatment (Z08-Z09)
  • Z40 Encounter for prophylactic surgery
  • Z41 Encounter for procedures for purposes other than remedying health state
  • Z42 Encounter for plastic and reconstructive surgery following medical procedure or healed injury
  • Z43 Encounter for attention to artificial openings
  • Z44 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device
  • Z45 Encounter for adjustment and management of implanted device
  • Z46 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other devices
  • Z47 Orthopedic aftercare
  • Z48 Encounter for other postprocedural aftercare
  • Z49 Encounter for care involving renal dialysis
  • Z51 Encounter for other aftercare and medical care
  • Z52 Donors of organs and tissues
  • Z53 Persons encountering health services for specific procedures and treatment, not carried out