AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2009 Issue 4; Volume 3 New/Revised Codes

Infusion of Clofarabine

Effective October 1, 2009, a new code has been created for the intravenous infusion of clofarabine. Clofarabine is a chemotherapeutic agent used for the treatment relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia in certain patients. New subcategory 17.7 Other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures New code 17.70 Intravenous infusion of clofarabine Excludes: injection or infusion of cancer chemotherapeutic substance (99.25) ...

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