ICD-10-CM Code Z28.8

Immunization not carried out for other reason

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z28.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of immunization not carried out for other reason. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z28.8
Short Description:Immunization not carried out for other reason
Long Description:Immunization not carried out for other reason

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • Z28.81 - Immunization not carried out due to patient having had the disease
  • Z28.82 - Immunization not carried out because of caregiver refusal
  • Z28.83 - Immunization not carried out due to unavailability of vaccine
  • Z28.89 - Immunization not carried out for other reason

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)

Code History

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