AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Bacterial Autofluorescence Detection

In the Imaging Section, imaging type “Other Imaging” has been added to the body system Anatomical Regions, to identify the use of portable real-time imaging of an acute or chronic wound and surrounding tissue for the presence, location, and load of bacteria using autofluorescence detection. This change results in new table BW5 as noted below. Section: B Imaging Body System: W Anatomical Regions Type: 5 Other Imaging Body Part Contrast Qualifier Qualifier 2 Trunk 9 Head and Neck C Lower Extremity J Upper Extremity Z None 1 Bacterial Autofluorescence Z None The MolecuLight i:X® is a point-of-care handheld...

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