2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71.1

Person with feared health complaint in whom no diagnosis is made

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Z71.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Person w feared hlth complaint in whom no diagnosis is made
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Z71.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z71.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z71.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Person encountering health services with feared condition which was not demonstrated
  • Person encountering health services in which problem was normal state
  • 'Worried well'
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 Z71.1. 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.
  • medical observation for suspected diseases and conditions proven not to exist (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z03
    • Z03 Encounter for medical observation for suspect...
      • Z03.6 Encounter for observation for suspected toxic...
      • Z03.7 Encounter for suspected maternal and fetal co...
        • Z03.71 Encounter for suspected problem with amniotic...
        • Z03.72 Encounter for suspected placental problem rul...
        • Z03.73 Encounter for suspected fetal anomaly ruled o...
        • Z03.74 Encounter for suspected problem with fetal gr...
        • Z03.75 Encounter for suspected cervical shortening r...
        • Z03.79 Encounter for other suspected maternal and fe...
      • Z03.8 Encounter for observation for other suspected...
        • Z03.81 Encounter for observation for suspected expos...
          • Z03.810 Encounter for observation for suspected expos...
          • Z03.818 Encounter for observation for suspected expos...
        • Z03.89 Encounter for observation for other suspected...
    Z03.-
    )
The following code(s) above Z71.1 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 Z71.1:
  • Z00-Z99
    2020 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
  • Z71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71

    Persons encountering health services for other counseling and medical advice, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • contraceptive or procreation counseling (Z30-Z31)
    • sex counseling (Z70.-)
    Persons encountering health services for other counseling and medical advice, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Health condition feared but not present
  • No evidence of disease
  • Normal exam finding
  • Normal menstrual cycle
  • Person with feared complaint, no diagnosis made
Present On Admission
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"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Z71.1 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Z71.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 951 Other factors influencing health status

Convert Z71.1 to ICD-9-CM

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
Code annotations containing back-references to Z71.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Z03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z03

    Encounter for medical observation for suspected diseases and conditions ruled out

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • This category is to be used when a person without a diagnosis is suspected of having an abnormal condition, without signs or symptoms, which requires study, but after examination and observation, is ruled out. This category is also for use for administrative and legal observation status.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contact with and (suspected) exposures hazardous to health (Z77.-)
    • encounter for observation and evaluation of newborn for suspected diseases and conditions ruled out (Z05.-)
    • person with feared complaint in whom no diagnosis is made (Z71.1)
    • signs or symptoms under study- code to signs or symptoms

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Z71.1:
  • Consultation
    • without complaint or sickness Z71.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71.9

      Counseling, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for medical advice NOS
      • feared complaint unfounded Z71.1
  • Counseling (for) Z71.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71.9

    Counseling, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Encounter for medical advice NOS
    • medical (for) Z71.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z71.9

      Counseling, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for medical advice NOS
      • feared complaint and no disease found Z71.1
  • Feared complaint unfounded Z71.1
  • Problem (with) (related to)
    • none Z71.1 (feared complaint unfounded)
  • Worried well Z71.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Z71.1
Z69.82 Encounter for mental health services for perpetrator of other abuse
Z70 Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientation
Z70.0 Counseling related to sexual attitude
Z70.1 Counseling related to patient's sexual behavior and orientation
Z70.2 Counseling related to sexual behavior and orientation of third party
Z70.3 Counseling related to combined concerns regarding sexual attitude, behavior and orientation
Z70.8 Other sex counseling
Z70.9 Sex counseling, unspecified
Z71 Persons encountering health services for other counseling and medical advice, not elsewhere classified
Z71.0 Person encountering health services to consult on behalf of another person
Z71.1 Person with feared health complaint in whom no diagnosis is made
Z71.2 Person consulting for explanation of examination or test findings
Z71.3 Dietary counseling and surveillance
Z71.4 Alcohol abuse counseling and surveillance
Z71.41 …… of alcoholic
Z71.42 Counseling for family member of alcoholic
Z71.5 Drug abuse counseling and surveillance
Z71.51 …… of drug abuser
Z71.52 Counseling for family member of drug abuser
Z71.6 Tobacco abuse counseling
Z71.7 Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] counseling

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