AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

New Fragmentation Tables

A large number of changes have been made resulting in 116 new codes to fully describe intravascular ultrasound assisted thrombolysis procedures with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) as well as peripheral intravascular lithotripsy. Both procedures are classified to the root operation Fragmentation: Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces. The change consists of adding new body part values to existing table Heart and Great Vessels, Fragmentation (02F), creation of four new tables with the root operation Fragmentation for the body systems Upper Arteries (03F), Lower Arteries (04F), Upper Veins (05F) and Lower Veins (06F), and creation of the...

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