• Aftercare Z51.89
    - see also Care
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z51.89

    Encounter for other specified aftercare

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

    • following surgery (for) (on)
      • amputation Z47.81
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.81

        Encounter for orthopedic aftercare following surgical amputation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Use Additional
        • code to identify the limb amputated (Z89.-)
      • attention to
        • drains Z48.03
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.03

          Encounter for change or removal of drains

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • dressings (nonsurgical) Z48.00
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.00

          Encounter for change or removal of nonsurgical wound dressing

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for change or removal of wound dressing NOS
          • surgical Z48.01
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.01

            Encounter for change or removal of surgical wound dressing

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • sutures Z48.02
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.02

          Encounter for removal of sutures

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for removal of staples
      • circulatory system Z48.812
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.812

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the circulatory system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • delayed Z48.1
        (planned)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.1

        Encounter for planned postprocedural wound closure

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 1 Excludes
        • encounter for attention to dressings and sutures (Z48.0-)
      • digestive system Z48.815
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.815

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the digestive system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • explantation of joint prosthesis (staged procedure)
        • hip Z47.32
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.32

          Aftercare following explantation of hip joint prosthesis

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Type 1 Excludes
          • acquired absence of hip joint following prior explantation of hip joint prosthesis (Z89.62-)
          • hip joint prosthesis explantation status (Z89.62-)
        • knee Z47.33
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.33

          Aftercare following explantation of knee joint prosthesis

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Type 1 Excludes
          • acquired absence of knee joint following prior explantation of knee prosthesis (Z89.52-
          • knee joint prosthesis explantation status (Z89.52-)
        • shoulder Z47.31
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.31

          Aftercare following explantation of shoulder joint prosthesis

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Type 1 Excludes
          • acquired absence of shoulder joint following prior explantation of shoulder joint prosthesis (Z89.23-)
          • shoulder joint prosthesis explantation status (Z89.23-)
      • genitourinary system Z48.816
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.816

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the genitourinary system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 1 Excludes
        • encounter for aftercare following sterilization reversal (Z31.42)
      • joint replacement Z47.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.1

        Aftercare following joint replacement surgery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Use Additional
        • code to identify the joint (Z96.6-)
      • neoplasm Z48.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.3

        Aftercare following surgery for neoplasm

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Use Additional
        • code to identify the neoplasm
      • nervous system Z48.811
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.811

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the nervous system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 2 Excludes
        • encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the sense organs (Z48.810)
      • oral cavity Z48.814
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.814

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the teeth or oral cavity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • organ transplant
        • bone marrow Z48.290
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.290

          Encounter for aftercare following bone marrow transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • heart Z48.21
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.21

          Encounter for aftercare following heart transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • heart-lung Z48.280
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.280

          Encounter for aftercare following heart-lung transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • kidney Z48.22
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.22

          Encounter for aftercare following kidney transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • liver Z48.23
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.23

          Encounter for aftercare following liver transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • lung Z48.24
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.24

          Encounter for aftercare following lung transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • multiple organs NEC Z48.288
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.288

          Encounter for aftercare following multiple organ transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • specified NEC Z48.298
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.298

          Encounter for aftercare following other organ transplant

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • orthopedic NEC Z47.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.89

        Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • planned wound closure Z48.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.1

        Encounter for planned postprocedural wound closure

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 1 Excludes
        • encounter for attention to dressings and sutures (Z48.0-)
      • removal of internal fixation device Z47.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.2

        Encounter for removal of internal fixation device

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 1 Excludes
        • encounter for adjustment of internal fixation device for fracture treatment- code to fracture with appropriate 7th character
        • encounter for removal of external fixation device- code to fracture with 7th character D
        • infection or inflammatory reaction to internal fixation device (T84.6-)
        • mechanical complication of internal fixation device (T84.1-)
      • respiratory system Z48.813
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.813

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the respiratory system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • scoliosis Z47.82
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.82

        Encounter for orthopedic aftercare following scoliosis surgery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • sense organs Z48.810
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.810

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the sense organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • skin and subcutaneous tissue Z48.817
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.817

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the skin and subcutaneous tissue

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • specified body system
        • circulatory Z48.812
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.812

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the circulatory system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • digestive Z48.815
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.815

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the digestive system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • genitourinary Z48.816
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.816

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the genitourinary system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Type 1 Excludes
          • encounter for aftercare following sterilization reversal (Z31.42)
        • nervous Z48.811
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.811

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the nervous system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Type 2 Excludes
          • encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the sense organs (Z48.810)
        • oral cavity Z48.814
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.814

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the teeth or oral cavity

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • respiratory Z48.813
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.813

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the respiratory system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • sense organs Z48.810
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.810

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the sense organs

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • skin and subcutaneous tissue Z48.817
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.817

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the skin and subcutaneous tissue

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • teeth Z48.814
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.814

          Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the teeth or oral cavity

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • specified NEC Z48.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.89

        Encounter for other specified surgical aftercare

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • spinal Z47.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.89

        Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • teeth Z48.814
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.814

        Encounter for surgical aftercare following surgery on the teeth or oral cavity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • fracture - code to fracture with seventh character D
    • involving
      • removal of
        • drains Z48.03
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.03

          Encounter for change or removal of drains

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • dressings Z48.00
          (nonsurgical)
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.00

          Encounter for change or removal of nonsurgical wound dressing

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for change or removal of wound dressing NOS
        • staples Z48.02
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.02

          Encounter for removal of sutures

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for removal of staples
        • surgical dressings Z48.01
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.01

          Encounter for change or removal of surgical wound dressing

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • sutures Z48.02
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.02

          Encounter for removal of sutures

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for removal of staples
    • neuropacemaker (brain) (peripheral nerve) (spinal cord) Z46.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.2

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other devices related to nervous system and special senses

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Type 2 Excludes
      • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted nervous system device (Z45.4-)
      • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted visual substitution device (Z45.31)
      • implanted Z45.42
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.42

        Encounter for adjustment and management of neurostimulator

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 - Revised Code Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of brain neurostimulator
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of gastric neurostimulator
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of peripheral nerve neurostimulator
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of sacral nerve neurostimulator
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of spinal cord neurostimulator
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of vagus nerve neurostimulator
    • orthopedic NEC Z47.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z47.89

      Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • postprocedural - see Aftercare, following surgery