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ICD-10-CM Code Z09
Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt
POA Exempt Code
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Z09 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:

IndicatorMeaningCMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admissionYes
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admissionNo
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.No
WClinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.Yes
1Exempt from POA reportingNo

Coding Notes for Z09 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.
Medical surveillance following completed treatment
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify any applicable history of disease code (Z86.-. Z87.-) See code Z86.-
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."
Aftercare following medical care - instead, use Section Z43-Z49, Z51)
Surveillance of contraception - instead, use code Z30.4-
Surveillance of prosthetic and other medical devices - instead, use Section Z44-Z46

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z09 - Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z09. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Follow-up examination, following surgery, unspecified (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following other surgery (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following radiotherapy (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following chemotherapy (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following psychotherapy and other treatment for mental disorder (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following treatment of healed fracture (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following completed treatment with high-risk medication, not elsewhere classified (approximate match)
Other follow-up examination (approximate match)
Follow-up examination, following combined treatment (approximate match)
Unspecified follow-up examination (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Z09 and a single ICD9 code, V67.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

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