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ICD-10-CM Code Z45.81
Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant

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 Z45.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of Z45.81 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant' in more detail.

Coding Notes for Z45.81 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 elective implant exchange (different material) (different size)
Encounter removal of tissue expander without synchronous insertion of permanent implant
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 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 'Z45.81 - Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z45.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: Z45.8 - Encounter for adjustment and management of other implanted devices

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