AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Admission for Medication Desensitization
What is the correct code assignment, when a patient is admitted for desensitization to a medication? For example, a patient with chronic respiratory conditions is currently symptomatic and recent sputum was found to be growing stenotrophomonas which is sensitive only to minocycline and Bactrim. Since the patient has experienced angioedema due to prior exposure to Bactrim, he was admitted for desensitization to the medication. ...
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