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ICD-10 Code for Encounter for general examination without complaint, suspected or reported diagnosis


ICD-10 code Z00 for Encounter for general examination without complaint, suspected or reported diagnosis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Official Long Descriptor
Encounter for general examination without complaint, suspected or reported diagnosis
Excludes 1: encounter for examination for administrative purposes (Z02.-)
Excludes 2: encounter for pre-procedural examinations (Z01.81-)
special screening examinations (Z11-Z13)
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