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ICD coding immunosuppressant Infusion post Kidney transplant

  1. Question ICD coding immunosuppressant Infusion post Kidney transplant
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    If someone could help me code the diagnosis for the following scenario it would be greatly appreciated.

    A patient with end-stage renal disease receives a successful kidney transplant, meaning that he no longer has ESRD or chronic kidney disease. He goes to a physician's office once a month to receive an infused immunosuppressive therapy, which is required to prevent his body from rejecting the transplant. What diagnosis code(s) would be used on a claim for the visit for the infusion?

    Sonja R. Ewing, CPC

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    Albany, New York

    Have you considered: V58.44
    V42.0 ?
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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    Thank you so much, that was easy enough.

  4. #4
    Albany, New York
    Glad to help..........
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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