2022 ICD-10-CM Code Z28.2
Immunization not carried out because of patient decision for other and unspecified reason

Version 2022
ICD-10:Z28.2
Short Description:Immuniz not crd out bec pt decision for oth and unsp reason
Long Description:Immunization not carried out because of patient decision for other and unspecified reason
Status: Not Valid for Submission

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (Z20-Z29)
      • Immunization not carried out and underimmunization status (Z28)

Z28.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of immunization not carried out because of patient decision for other and unspecified reason. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like Z28.2 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Specific Coding for Immuniz not crd out bec pt decision for oth and unsp reason

Non-specific codes like Z28.2 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for immuniz not crd out bec pt decision for oth and unsp reason:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z28.20 for Immunization not carried out because of patient decision for unspecified reason
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z28.21 for Immunization not carried out because of patient refusal
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z28.29 for Immunization not carried out because of patient decision for other reason

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)