AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Correction Notices

Insertion of Infusion Device into Peritoneal Cavity

Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS, Fourth Quarter 2013, pages 126-127, provided advice about the creation of a percutaneous cutaneoperitoneal fistula. This advice is problematic. The root operation “Bypass” does not seem appropriate. The root operation “Insertion” appears to be a better choice. However there is no device value for peritoneal catheter in the ICD-10-PCS table under Insertion. How should the placement of a peritoneal dialysis catheter (fistula) be coded?  ...

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