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Reaction to ACE Inhibitors,quinapril

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    What ICD-9CM code is used for reaction to ACE inhibitors, quinapril.

    I'm going with 995.20.

    So guidance please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daniel View Post
    What ICD-9CM code is used for reaction to ACE inhibitors, quinapril.

    I'm going with 995.20.

    So guidance please.
    I am assuming this is for an unspecified adverse effect, since you used 995.20. Doing a search for other names for quinapril, I found that this is also called hydrochlorothiazide ( That drug is listed in the table of Drugs and Chemicals. For the adverse effect of that drug, I would use 995.29, since you do have a specific drug documented causing the adverse effect and E944.3. For an adverse reaction, you need two codes - one for the reaction and an E-code for the drug.

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    Great. Thanks for the input.

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