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

Upper Artery Bypass Qualifier

In code table 031, Upper Arteries, Bypass, the qualifier W Lower Extremity Vein, has been added. This change enables the capture of detail for an arteriovenous bypass (fistula) from an upper extremity artery to a lower extremity vein such as the femoral vein. Body PartQualifier2 Innominate Artery 3 Subclavian Artery, Right 4 Subclavian Artery, Left 5 Axillary Artery, Right 6 Axillary Artery, Left 7 Brachial Artery, Right 8 Brachial Artery, Left W Lower Extremity Vein ...

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