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ICD-10-CM Code Z20.6
Contact with and (suspected) exposure to human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Z20.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contact with and (suspected) exposure to human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for Z20.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
HIV infection status - instead, use Code Z21

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z20.6 - Contact with and (suspected) exposure to human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z20.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Contact with or exposure to other viral diseases (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 Z20.6 and a single ICD9 code, V01.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: Z20 - Contact with and (suspected) exposure to communicable diseases

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