ICD-10-CM Code Z55.8
Other problems related to education and literacy
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
Z55.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other problems related to education and literacy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for Z55.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Problems related to inadequate teaching
- DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Educationally subnormal (finding)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z55.8 - Other problems related to education and literacy'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z55.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Z55.8 and a single ICD9 code, V62.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.