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Nausea and vomiting due to antineoplastic therapy - ICD-10 Code for Nausea vomiting

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    Is T88.7XXA, T45.1X5, R11.2 correct for nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy?

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    I don't think you need to code T88.7XXA since the condition isn't unspecified, its given as nausea and vomiting. Since its adverse effect you will have to give the nature of adverse effect as pdx.

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    Default Coding Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy
    It is a R112. Nausea with vomiting.
    Also a T451X5A- Adverse reaction, initial encounter.


    Marianne CPC
    Hematology and Oncology Coder

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    Nausea and Vomiting is a side-effect of most chemo. I would not code these as an adverse reaction.

    Chris DePorter, CPC
    Medical/Radiation Heme/Onc coder
    Last edited by cjdeporter; 10-13-2017 at 04:07 PM. Reason: updating personal credentials

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