ICD-10-CM Code Z51.8
Encounter for other specified aftercare
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 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.
- Z51.8 Encounter for other specified aftercare NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for Z51.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-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.