AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2009 Issue 1; Clarification

Anemia Secondary to Chemotherapy

Coding Clinic Second Quarter 2008, page 6, advised, "Assign code 284.89, Other specified aplastic anemias, for anemia secondary to chemotherapy." However, ICD-9-CM's Alphabetic Index does not direct the coder to this code assignment. Please clarify this advice. ...

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