Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities unspecified (440.20)
ICD-9 code 440.20 for Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities unspecified is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISEASES OF ARTERIES, ARTERIOLES, AND CAPILLARIES (440-449).
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[QUOTE="thomas7331, post: 513124, member: 5404"]
A UTI without further specificity is coded as N39.0, not N30.21. I would not code Z87.440 just based on the term 'recurrent' unless the provider has a... [ Read More ]
A UTI without further specificity is coded as N39.0, not N30.21. I would not code Z87.440 just based on the term 'recurrent' unless the provider has also documented a history of UTIs in the past. Wi... [ Read More ]
I am wondering if anyone can give me some guidance on Urology. I have a patient that has recurrent uti.
The dx given are N30.21 other chronic cystitis with hematuria, R35.0 frequency of micturition, ... [ Read More ]
Is there anyone having modifier issues with Humana in regards to billing for TOB 222? I billed TOB claims 222, 223, 224, 232, 233 and 234 claims for Revenue Codes for 420, 430 and 440. With ... [ Read More ]
When is it ok to use active UTI verse history of UTI? N39.0 verse Z87.440? I work at a urology office and many times see patients that under these circumstances: a)recurring utis b)on a prophylactic m... [ Read More ]
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Is that the reason for the encounter? for his/her UTI? or was his/her UTI an additional diagnosis they were monitoring/addressing?
If the UTI is no longer actively being treated then the appropriate... [ Read More ]
Patient has recurrent urinary tract infections. If the patient comes in and doesn't have a current UTI at this visit, do I use [URL='https://www.aapc.com/codes/icd-10-codes/N39.0']N39.0[/URL] or Z87.4... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="michiboo, post: 457547, member: 10103"]
This is the providers note: hope this helps
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