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ICD-10-CM Code Z73
Problems related to life management difficulty

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 Z73 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of Z73 that describes the diagnosis 'problems related to life management difficulty' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Z73 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Problems related to socioeconomic and psychosocial circumstances - instead, use Section Z55-Z65

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Z73