ICD-10-CM Code Z77.128
Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazards in the physical environment
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt CodeThe Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
Z77.128 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazards in the physical environment. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:
|Indicator||Meaning||CMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs|
|Y||Diagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission||Yes|
|N||Diagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission||No|
|U||Documentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||No|
|W||Clinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||Yes|
|1||Exempt from POA reporting||No|
- DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z77.128 - Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazards in the physical environment'
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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 Z77.128 and a single ICD9 code, V15.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: Z77.12 - Contact with and (suspected) exposure to hazards in the physical environment