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

Bypass Common Carotid Artery to Other Upper Artery

In code table 031, Upper Arteries, Bypass, the qualifier value Upper Artery was added for the body part values Common Carotid Artery, Right and Common Carotid Artery, Left. The changes will allow the capture of detail for bypass procedures from the common carotid artery to other upper arteries such as the subclavian artery.   Body PartQualifierH Common Carotid Artery, Right J Common Carotid Artery, Left Y Upper Artery ...

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