Z Codes (Formerly V Codes)

The Z codes are used for encounters and or follow up on a previous condition, or they can be the reasons for the medical encounter. These reasons may be something other than disease or injury.

ICD-10-CM Code ICD-10-CM Description
Z08 Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for malignant neoplasm
Z12.- Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm
Z13.0 Encounter for screening for diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
Z15.0 Genetic susceptibility to malignant neoplasm
Z40.0- Encounter for prophylactic surgery for risk factors related to malignant neoplasms
Z42.1 Encounter for breast reconstruction following mastectomy
Z48.3 Aftercare following surgery for neoplasm
Z48.290 Encounter for aftercare following bone marrow transplant
Z51.0 Encounter for antineoplastic radiation therapy
Z51.11 Encounter for antineoplastic chemotherapy
Z51.12 Encounter for antineoplastic immunotherapy
Z51.5, Z51.89 Encounter for palliative care and other specified aftercare
Z85.- Personal history of malignant neoplasm
Z86.0, Z86.01-, Z86.03 Personal history of in situ and benign neoplasms and neoplasms of uncertain behavior
Z92.21, Z92.23, Z92.25, Z92.3 Personal history of antineoplastic chemotherapy, estrogen therapy, immunosuppression therapy or irradiation (radiation)
Z94.81, Z94.84 Bone marrow and stem cell transplant status

Updated: December 3, 2018