AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2011 Issue 4; VOLUMES 1 & 2 NEW/REVISED CODES

Complications of Stem Cell Transplant

Effective October 1, 2011, a new code has been created to uniquely identify complications of stem cell transplants (996.88). Prior to this change, ICD-9-CM did not have a code to identify complications of stem cell transplant. In the interim, coders had been instructed to assign code 996.89, Complications of transplanted organ, other specified transplanted organ. Stem cell transplants can be performed using stem cells from a patient's own body (autologous stem cell transplant), or using stem cells from donors (allogeneic stem cell transplant). Most stem cell transplantation procedures are performed using stem cells collected from the peripheral...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS .

  • The official AHA publication for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and advice
  • Current newsletters added each quarter
  • Full Archives - over 3100 articles
  • ALL years/issues back to 1984 organized by year and issue
  • Includes ICD-10-CM/PCS Articles since 2013
  • Fully searchable through Find-A-Code's Comprehensive Search
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information pages link back to related articles
  • View all the articles associated with any code, right from the code page!
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AHA's Coding Clinic® - ICD-10-CM/PCS +Archives

free demo
request yours today
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.