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ICD-10-CM Code Z00.12
Encounter for routine child health 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 Z00.12 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Z00.12 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for routine child health examination' in more detail.

Coding Notes for Z00.12 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 development testing of infant or child
Health check (routine) for child over 28 days old
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."
Health check for child under 29 days old - instead, use code Z00.11-
Health supervision of foundling or other healthy infant or child (Z76.1-Z76.2) - instead, use code Z76.1-
Newborn health examination - instead, use code Z00.11-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z00.12 - Encounter for routine child health examination'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z00.12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: Z00.1 - Encounter for newborn, infant and child health examinations

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