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ICD-10-CM Code Z98.5
Sterilization status

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 Z98.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Z98.5 that describes the diagnosis 'sterilization status' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Z98.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Female infertility - instead, use code N97.-
Male infertility - instead, use code N46.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z98.5 - Sterilization status'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Z98.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: Z98 - Other postprocedural states

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Z985