ICD-10-CM Code Z91.1

Patient's noncompliance with medical treatment and regimen

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z91.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of patient's noncompliance with medical treatment and regimen. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z91.1
Short Description:Patient's noncompliance with medical treatment and regimen
Long Description:Patient's noncompliance with medical treatment and regimen

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

  • Z91.11 - Patient's noncompliance with dietary regimen
  • Z91.12 - Patient's intentional underdosing of medication regimen
  • Z91.120 - Patient's intentional underdosing of medication regimen due to financial hardship
  • Z91.128 - Patient's intentional underdosing of medication regimen for other reason
  • Z91.13 - Patient's unintentional underdosing of medication regimen
  • Z91.130 - Patient's unintentional underdosing of medication regimen due to age-related debility
  • Z91.138 - Patient's unintentional underdosing of medication regimen for other reason
  • Z91.14 - Patient's other noncompliance with medication regimen
  • Z91.15 - Patient's noncompliance with renal dialysis
  • Z91.19 - Patient's noncompliance with other medical treatment and regimen

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Personal risk factors, not elsewhere classified (Z91)

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