AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Z Code Update

New Z codes were created as noted below. Status There are two new status codes as noted below. Z22.7, Latent tuberculosis—This code will allow differentiating patients that have been infected with the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium but do not have active tuberculosis (TB) disease. Z96.82, Presence of neurostimulator—This code includes the presence of neurostimulators for different sites (e.g., brain, gastric, peripheral nerve, sacral nerve, spinal cord, or vagus nerve). In addition, the note at category Z68, Body mass index [BMI], has revised the age ranges for adult and pediatric BMI codes to resolve an overlap...

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