Wiki chronic infarct - How should i code

Community Wiki

This is a community-maintained wiki post containing the most important information from this thread. You may edit the Wiki once you have been on AAPC for 30 days and have made 5 posts. Learn More
G
Code: I63

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Cerebral infarction

Block: Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69)

Excludes 1: transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (S06.-)


Use additional code to identify presence of:alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
history of tobacco use (Z87.891)
hypertension (I10-I15)
occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
tobacco dependence (F17.-)
tobacco use (Z72.0)

Details: Cerebral infarction

Use additional code, if known, to indicate National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score (R29.7-)

Includes: occlusion and stenosis of cerebral and precerebral arteries, resulting in cerebral infarction

Excludes 2: sequelae of cerebral infarction (I69.3-)

Guidelines: Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)

Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)

For more details on I63, ICD-10 Code for Cerebral infarction , visit: https://coder.aapc.com/icd-10-codes/

ajs

True Blue
Local Chapter Officer
Messages
1,087
Location
Tacoma, WA
Best answers
0
434.91...there is no other code noted in ICD-9 to indicate chronic vs. acute.
 
Top