AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 4; ICD-10-PCS NEW/REVISED CODES

Unidirectional Source Brachytherapy

In the Radiation Therapy section, a new qualifier value, 1 Unidirectional Source, has been added to all Brachytherapy tables for the fifth character modality value B Low Dose Rate and the sixth character Isotope value B Palladium 103, to identify CivaSheet® brachytherapy. Modality QualifierIsotopeQualifierB Low Dose Rate (LDR) Palladium 103 (Pd-103) 1 Unidirectional Source The qualifier, 1 Unidirectional Source, has been added to the following tables in the Radiation Therapy System, Brachytherapy modality: TableBody SystemD01 Central and Peripheral Nervous System D71 Lymphatic and Hematologic System D81 Eye D91 Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat DB1 Respiratory System DD1 Gastrointestinal System...

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