Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z96.21

Cochlear implant status

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • Z96.21 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z96.21. Other international versions of ICD-10 Z96.21 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Presence of cochlear implant
ICD-10-CM Z96.21 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 951 Other factors influencing health status

Convert ICD-10-CM Z96.21 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Z96.21: