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ICD-10-CM Code Z44.3
Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis

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 Z44.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of Z44.3 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for fit/adjst of external breast prosthesis' in more detail.

Coding Notes for Z44.3 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."
Complications of breast implant - instead, use code T85.4-
Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant - instead, use code Z45.81-
Encounter for initial breast implant insertion for cosmetic breast augmentation - instead, use code Z41.1
Encounter for breast reconstruction following mastectomy - instead, use code Z42.1

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z44.3 - Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z44.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: Z44 - Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device

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