ICD-10-CM Code Z49
Encounter for care involving renal dialysis
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- Z49 Encounter for care involving renal dialysis NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for Z49 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Also Note:
Code AlsoA 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