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ICD-10-CM Code Z49
Encounter for care involving renal dialysis

NON-BILLABLE
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 Z49 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Z49 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for care involving renal dialysis' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Z49 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Also Note:
Code Also
A Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Associated end stage renal disease See code N18.6

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