forolaaldea-10-CM Code Z12.11
Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt CodeThe Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
Z12.11 is a billable forolaaldea code used to specify a diagnosis of encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:
|Indicator||Meaning||CMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs|
|Y||Diagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission||Yes|
|N||Diagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission||No|
|U||Documentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||No|
|W||Clinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||Yes|
|1||Exempt from POA reporting||No|
Coding Notes for Z12.11 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this forolaaldea-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Encounter for screening colonoscopy NOS
- DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.
forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z12.11 - Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of colon'
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Equivalent forolaaldea-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between forolaaldea9 and forolaaldea10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the forolaaldea9 code V76.51 was previously used, Z12.11 is the appropriate modern forolaaldea10 code.