Billable Medical Code for Need for Prophylactic Vaccination and Inoculation Against Unspecified Single Disease
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V05.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V05.9.
The Short Description Is: Vaccin for singl dis NOS.
Prophylaxis Definition and Symptoms
Prophylaxis is any measure taken to prevent an illness or disease before it occurs. The two main types of prophylaxis are primary and secondary. Vaccinations would be considered a primary prophylaxis. Secondary prophylaxis is any measure taken after exposure to an illness or disease.