ICD-10-CM Code Z29

Encounter for other prophylactic measures

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z29 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for other prophylactic measures. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Encounter for other prophylactic measures
Long Description:Encounter for other prophylactic measures

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

  • Z29.1 - Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy
  • Z29.11 - Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • Z29.12 - Encounter for prophylactic antivenin
  • Z29.13 - Encounter for prophylactic Rho(D) immune globulin
  • Z29.14 - Encounter for prophylactic rabies immune globin
  • Z29.3 - Encounter for prophylactic fluoride administration
  • Z29.8 - Encounter for other specified prophylactic measures
  • Z29.9 - Encounter for prophylactic measures, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code Z29:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • desensitization to allergens Z51.6
  • prophylactic surgery Z40

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (Z20-Z29)
      • Encounter for other prophylactic measures (Z29)

Code History

  • 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