2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.8

Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Z47.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Z47.8 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z47.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z47.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above Z47.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to Z47.8:
  • Z00-Z99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range Z00-Z99

    Factors influencing health status and contact with health services

    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-Y89 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.
    Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
  • Z40-Z53
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range Z40-Z53

    Encounters for other specific health care

    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)
    Encounters for other specific health care
  • Z47
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47

    Orthopedic aftercare

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • aftercare for healing fracture-code to fracture with 7th character D
    Orthopedic aftercare
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Z47.8
Z46.82 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of non-vascular catheter
Z46.89 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other specified devices
Z46.9 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of unspecified device
Z47 Orthopedic aftercare
Z47.1 Aftercare following joint replacement surgery
Z47.2 Encounter for removal of internal fixation device
Z47.3 Aftercare following explantation of joint prosthesis
Z47.31 Aftercare following explantation of shoulder joint prosthesis
Z47.32 Aftercare following explantation of hip joint prosthesis
Z47.33 Aftercare following explantation of knee joint prosthesis
Z47.8 Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare
Z47.81 Encounter for orthopedic aftercare following surgical amputation
Z47.82 Encounter for orthopedic aftercare following scoliosis surgery
Z47.89 Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare
Z48 Encounter for other postprocedural aftercare
Z48.0 Encounter for attention to dressings, sutures and drains
Z48.00 Encounter for change or removal of nonsurgical wound dressing
Z48.01 Encounter for change or removal of surgical wound dressing
Z48.02 Encounter for removal of sutures
Z48.03 Encounter for change or removal of drains
Z48.1 Encounter for planned postprocedural wound closure

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.