AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Hemodialysis and Renal Replacement Therapy

Three new duration values were added to code table 5A1, Physiological Systems, Performance, to capture the duration and continuity of hemodialysis procedures. Body part value “D” Urinary was expanded into its own row to enable this. Duration7 Intermittent, Less than 6 Hours Per Day 8 Prolonged Intermittent, 6-18 Hours Per Day 9 Continuous, Greater than 18 Hours Per Day Intermittent hemodialysis is the conventional treatment, usually performed for end stage renal disease three times per week, for about 4 hours per session. In the inpatient setting, intermittent hemodialysis is also sometimes performed for acute kidney injury/acute renal failure...

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