AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes, Section 0-Medical and Surgical
Coronary Artery, Number of Stents
In conjunction with the revisions for body part values to identify the number of coronary arteries, six new “Device values” were added for coronary interventional procedures as shown below: New Device Values 5 Intraluminal Device, Drug-Eluting, Two6 Intraluminal Device, Drug-Eluting, Three7 Intraluminal Device, Drug-Eluting, Four or MoreE Intraluminal Device, TwoF Intraluminal Device, ThreeG Intraluminal Device, Four or More These new values restore detail that was available in ICD-9-CM to capture the specific number of drug-eluting and non-drug-eluting coronary artery stents placed. This change impacts codes describing “Dilation of Heart and Great Vessels” since stent insertion is typically...
To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS .
Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.