AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New Qualifier Values

Bypass Axillary Artery to Abdominal Artery

In code table 031, Upper Arteries, Bypass, the qualifier value Abdominal Artery was created for the body part values Axillary Artery, Right and Axillary Artery, Left. The changes allow the capture of detail for bypass procedures such as axillary artery to superior mesenteric artery bypass. Body PartQualifier5 Axillary Artery, Right 6 Axillary Artery, Left T Abdominal Artery ...

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