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ICD-10-CM Code Z71.0
Person encountering health services to consult on behalf of another person

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Z71.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of person encountering health services to consult on behalf of another person. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for Z71.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Person encountering health services to seek advice or treatment for non-attending third party
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Anxiety (normal) about sick person in family - instead, use code Z63.7
Expectant (adoptive) parent(s) pre-birth pediatrician visit - instead, use code Z76.81

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Carer reassured (situation)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z71.0 - Person encountering health services to consult on behalf of another person'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z71.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other person consulting on behalf of another person (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code V65.19 was previously used, Z71.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: Z71 - Persons encountering health services for other counseling and medical advice, not elsewhere classified

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