Encounter for antenatal screening of mother Z36

  • Z36 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Z36 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z36 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z36 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • diagnostic examination- code to sign or symptom
  • encounter for suspected maternal and fetal conditions ruled out (Z03.7-)
  • suspected fetal condition affecting management of pregnancy - code to condition in Chapter 15
Type 2 Excludes:
  • abnormal findings on antenatal screening of mother (O28.-)
  • genetic counseling and testing (Z31.43-, Z31.5)
  • routine prenatal care (Z34)
Includes:
  • Encounter for placental sample (taken vaginally)
  • 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.

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.