Malingerer [conscious simulation] Z76.5

  • Z76.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Z76.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z76.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z76.5 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Person feigning illness (with obvious motivation)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • factitious disorder (F68.1-, F68.A)
  • peregrinating patient (F68.1-)

Codes: = Billable

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