Results 1 to 2 of 2

Anemia and MDS

  1. Default Anemia and MDS
    Medical Coding Books
    There is a discussion in the office regarding which diagnosis to use for anemia due to MDS. Would you use D63.0 (Anemia in neoplastic disease) or D63.8 (Anemia in other chronic disease)?
    Thanks in advance

  2. Default Anemia and MDS
    Since MDS is neoplastic in nature, I would and have used D63.0

Similar Threads

  1. Fe def anemia.
    By tfunk504 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-22-2017, 12:54 PM
  2. Anemia Dx - Need some Help!
    By tgenius1 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-30-2017, 06:54 PM
  3. Anemia
    By kumeena in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-14-2013, 09:57 AM
  4. anemia
    By bjharris in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-07-2010, 09:49 AM
  5. anemia/ckd coding vs anemia/esrd
    By pam powers in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-05-2008, 11:45 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.