AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Codes

Anatomical Regions Bypass Qualifiers

In code table 0W1, General Anatomical Regions, Bypass, the qualifier value Upper Vein was added to the body parts below. These changes enable the capture of detail for bypass procedures from various anatomical regions to upper vein vascular sites such as the Superior Vena Cava. Body PartQualifier9 Pleural Cavity, Right B Pleural Cavity, Left G Peritoneal Cavity J Pelvic Cavity W Upper Vein In addition, for completeness, the approach value Percutaneous was added to all applicable rows in table 0W1. This change has resulted in the deletion of a row in table 0W1 because the Percutaneous approach was previously...

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