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ICD-10 Code for Encounter for general adult medical examination without abnormal findings

Z00.00

ICD-10 code Z00.00 for Encounter for general adult medical examination without abnormal findings is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Coding
Official Long Descriptor
Encounter for general adult medical examination without abnormal findings
Encounter for adult health check-up NOS

Z00.0

Excludes1: encounter for examination of sign or symptom- code to sign or symptom
general health check-up of infant or child (Z00.12.-)

Z00

Excludes1: encounter for examination for administrative purposes (Z02.-)

Excludes2: encounter for pre-procedural examinations (Z01.81-)
special screening examinations (Z11-Z13)

Seventh Character Notes
Category Notes
Chapter Specific Coding Guidelines
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ICD-9-CM↔ICD-10-CM
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