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  1. Jamie Posted 3 month(s) agoRelated Topics

    Can Z00.00 be used for preventative labs if the patient does not end up getting a preventative exam? As the note below the code states " Encounter for adult periodic examination(annual)(physical) and any associated laboratory and radiologic examination"

  2. SuperCoder Posted 3 month(s) ago

    Yes, Z00.00 is an appropriate ICD-10 code for above scenario.

  3. Jamie Posted 3 month(s) ago

    So even if the labs are not "associated" with a preventative exam we can still use Z00.00?

  4. SuperCoder Posted 3 month(s) ago

    Yes, you can use Z00.00 even if the labs are not "associated" with a preventative exam.

    This code includes the laboratory (as part of a general medical examination)

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  • Posted by 103128 Jamie, 3 month(s) ago. There are 4 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.