Z29.1 - Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy

Version 2023
Short Description:Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy
Long Description:Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
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)

Z29.1 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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.

Specific Coding for Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy

Non-specific codes like Z29.1 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 encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z29.11 for Encounter for prophylactic immunotherapy for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z29.12 for Encounter for prophylactic antivenin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z29.13 for Encounter for prophylactic Rho(D) immune globulin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Z29.14 for Encounter for prophylactic rabies immune globin

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