Encounter for other aftercare and medical care Z51- >

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A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • condition requiring care
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as Z51. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • follow-up examination after treatment (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z08

    Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for malignant neoplasm

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Medical surveillance following completed treatment
    Type 1 Excludes
    • aftercare following medical care (Z43-Z49, Z51)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any acquired absence of organs (Z90.-)
    Z08
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z09

    Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Medical surveillance following completed treatment
    Type 1 Excludes
    • aftercare following medical care (Z43-Z49, Z51)
    • surveillance of contraception (Z30.4-)
    • surveillance of prosthetic and other medical devices (Z44-Z46)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any applicable history of disease code (Z86.-. Z87.-)
    Z09
    )
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