Nonspecific abnormal findings disclosed at the time of these examinations are classified to categories R70-R94.

Excludes1

  • examinations related to pregnancy and reproduction (Z30-Z36, Z39.-)
  1. Z01 Encounter for other special examination without complaint, suspected or reported diagnosis

    Note: Codes from category Z01 represent the reason for the encounter. A separate procedure code is required to identify any examinations or procedures performed

    Includes:

    • routine examination of specific system

    Excludes1

    • encounter for examination for administrative purposes (Z02.-)
    • encounter for examination for suspected conditions, proven not to exist (Z03.-)
    • encounter for laboratory and radiologic examinations as a component of general medical examinations (Z00.0-)
    • encounter for laboratory, radiologic and imaging examinations for sign(s) and symptom(s) - code to the sign(s) or symptom(s)

    Excludes2

    • screening examinations (Z11-Z13)
    1. Z01.0 Encounter for examination of eyes and vision

      1. Z01.00 Encounter for examination of eyes and vision without abnormal findings

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for examination of eyes and vision NOS
      2. Z01.01 Encounter for examination of eyes and vision with abnormal findings

    2. Z01.1 Encounter for examination of ears and hearing

      1. Z01.10 Encounter for examination of ears and hearing without abnormal findings

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for examination of ears and hearing NOS
      2. Z01.11 Encounter for examination of ears and hearing with abnormal findings

        • Z01.110 Encounter for hearing examination following failed hearing screening
        • Z01.118 Encounter for examination of ears and hearing with other abnormal findings
      3. Z01.12 Encounter for hearing conservation and treatment

    3. Z01.2 Encounter for dental examination and cleaning

      1. Z01.20 Encounter for dental examination and cleaning without abnormal findings

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for dental examination and cleaning NOS
      2. Z01.21 Encounter for dental examination and cleaning with abnormal findings

    4. Z01.3 Encounter for examination of blood pressure

      1. Z01.30 Encounter for examination of blood pressure without abnormal findings

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for examination of blood pressure NOS
      2. Z01.31 Encounter for examination of blood pressure with abnormal findings

    5. Z01.4 Encounter for gynecological examination

      1. Z01.41 Encounter for routine gynecological examination

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for general gynecological examination with or without cervical smear
        • Encounter for gynecological examination (general) (routine) NOS
        • Encounter for pelvic examination (annual) (periodic)
        • Z01.411 Encounter for gynecological examination (general) (routine) with abnormal findings
        • Z01.419 Encounter for gynecological examination (general) (routine) without abnormal findings
      2. Z01.42 Encounter for cervical smear to confirm findings of recent normal smear following initial abnormal smear

    6. Z01.8 Encounter for other specified special examinations

      1. Z01.81 Encounter for preprocedural examinations

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for preoperative examinations
        • Encounter for radiological and imaging examinations as part of preprocedural examination
        • Z01.810 Encounter for preprocedural cardiovascular examination
        • Z01.811 Encounter for preprocedural respiratory examination
        • Z01.812 Encounter for preprocedural laboratory examination

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Blood and urine tests prior to treatment or procedure
        • Z01.818 Encounter for other preprocedural examination

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Encounter for preprocedural examination NOS
          • Encounter for examinations prior to antineoplastic chemotherapy
      2. Z01.82 Encounter for allergy testing

      3. Z01.83 Encounter for blood typing

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for Rh typing
      4. Z01.84 Encounter for antibody response examination

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for immunity status testing
      5. Z01.89 Encounter for other specified special examinations

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.