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ICD 10 code

Apurva Posted Mon 27th of January, 2020 05:43:50 AM
Is it appropriate to code Z71.89 ICD code for Travel vaccine .
SuperCoder Answered Tue 28th of January, 2020 02:54:46 AM

Hello Apurva,

Thank you for your question.


More appropriate code for the above documentation will be Z71.84 (Encounter for health counseling related to travel).


Note: This is a new code for 2020 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2019. This code specifies the encounter for health risk and safety counseling for (international) travel.


Hope that helps!


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