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. Z12 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasms

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Screening is the testing for disease or disease precursors in asymptomatic individuals so that early detection and treatment can be provided for those who test positive for the disease.

    Use Additional code to identify any family history of malignant neoplasm (Z80.-)

    Excludes1

    • encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom
    1. Z12.0 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of stomach

    2. Z12.1 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of intestinal tract

      1. Z12.10 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of intestinal tract, unspecified

      2. Z12.11 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Encounter for screening colonoscopy NOS
      3. Z12.12 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of rectum

      4. Z12.13 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of small intestine

    3. Z12.2 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of respiratory organs

    4. Z12.3 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of breast

      1. Z12.31 Encounter for screening mammogram for malignant neoplasm of breast

      2. Z12.39 Encounter for other screening for malignant neoplasm of breast

    5. Z12.4 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of cervix

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Encounter for screening pap smear for malignant neoplasm of cervix
    6. Z12.5 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of prostate

    7. Z12.6 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of bladder

    8. Z12.7 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of other genitourinary organs

      1. Z12.71 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of testis

      2. Z12.72 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of vagina

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Vaginal pap smear status-post hysterectomy for non-malignant condition
      3. Z12.73 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of ovary

      4. Z12.79 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of other genitourinary organs

    9. Z12.8 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of other sites

      1. Z12.81 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of oral cavity

      2. Z12.82 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of nervous system

      3. Z12.83 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of skin

      4. Z12.89 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of other sites

    10. Z12.9 Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm, site unspecified

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.