• Severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of any tetanus toxoid-, diphtheria toxoid-, or pertussis antigen-containing vaccine, or to any component of BOOSTRIX, or encephalopathy within 7 days of a previous pertussis antigen-containing vaccine is a contraindication
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This section provides the vaccine product codes as well as some common administration codes associated with immunization using BOOSTRIX. Administration codes will vary based on the service provided. Please refer to your most up-to-date Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) manuals for appropriate coding.


BOOSTRIX is a vaccine indicated for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. BOOSTRIX is approved for use as a single dose in individuals 10 years of age and older.

Description [31] NDCs* ICD-10-CM
Code [8]**
adult dose:

0.5 mL
90715 BOOSTRIX is available in 0.5-mL single-dose vials and disposable prefilled Tip-Lok® syringes (packaged without needles).   Z23
Vial in Package of 10
Outer Carton:
NDC 58160-842-01 NDC 58160-842-11
Syringe in Package of 10  
Outer Carton:
NDC 58160-842-43 NDC 58160-842-52
* Note that some payers require an 11-digit NDC, which involves adding a "0" immediately after the first hyphen in each GSK NDC. For example, when reporting NDC 58160-820-11 to TRICARE, it becomes NDC 58160-0820-11. [14]
** With the implementation of ICD-10-CM, all vaccine-related encounters are reported as code Z23 for all vaccines given.
TIP To promote accuracy, always consult the most current Prescribing Information or product packaging when documenting NDCs.
Immunization Administration Codes (CPT) [6]
CPT Immunization administration through 18 years of age with counseling by physician or other qualified healthcare professional
90460 Immunization administration via any route, first vaccine/toxoid component
+90461 Immunization administration via any route, each additional vaccine/toxoid component (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
CPT Immunization administration of any vaccine for a patient through 18 years of age that is not accompanied by counseling, or for administration of vaccines to patients over 18 years of age
90471 Immunization administration (includes percutaneous, intradermal, subcutaneous, or intramuscular injections), one vaccine (single or combination vaccine/toxoid)
+90472 Immunization administration (includes percutaneous, intradermal, subcutaneous, or intramuscular injections), each additional vaccine (single or combination vaccine/toxoid) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
Adapted from American Medical Association. CPT 2016 Professional Edition.
TIP If reporting multiple vaccine administrations given to a patient through age 18 years on the same date along with counseling by a qualified healthcare professional, report one administration code (90460) for each vaccine administered.

If a vaccine has multiple components, then 90460 should be reported once in conjunction with 90461 for each additional vaccine/toxoid component contained within that vaccine. [6]


BOOSTRIX and Tip-Lok are registered trademarks of the GSK group of companies.

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