AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; Z Codes Update

Z Codes Update

New Z codes were created as noted below.ObservationThere are three new Z encounters for observation for suspected conditions ruled out as follows:Injested foreign body (Z03.821) Aspirated (inhaled) foreign body (Z03.822) Inserted (injected) foreign body (Z03.823) The new codes will serve to identify, track, and justify resource utilization for encounters for patients where the presence of a foreign body may be suspected and clinical evaluation is required to determine the presence of a foreign object. ...

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