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ICD-10-CM Code Z51.8
Encounter for other specified aftercare

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 Z51.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Z51.8 that describes the diagnosis 'encounter for other specified aftercare' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Z51.8 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."
Holiday relief care - instead, use code Z75.5

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z51.8 - Encounter for other specified aftercare'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z51.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: Z51 - Encounter for other aftercare

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Z518