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ICD-10-CM Code Z00.0
Encounter for general adult medical examination

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code Z00.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Z00.0 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for general adult medical examination' in more detail.

Coding Notes for Z00.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Encounter for adult periodic examination (annual) (physical) and any associated laboratory and radiologic examinations
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Encounter for examination of sign or symptom- code to sign or symptom
General health check-up of infant or child (Z00.12.-) - instead, use code Z00.12

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z00.0 - Encounter for general adult medical examination'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z00.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: Z00 - Encounter for general examination without complaint, suspected or reported diagnosis

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