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ICD-10 Code for Encounter for screening for eye and ear disorders

Z13.5

ICD-10 code Z13.5 for Encounter for screening for eye and ear disorders 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 screening for eye and ear disorders
Excludes 2: encounter for general hearing examination (Z01.1-)
encounter for general vision examination (Z01.0-)

Z13

Excludes1: encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom

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