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ICD 10 CM Coding Bytes
Coding Review: COPD with Asthma and Bronchitis
ICD-10-CM requires that each condition be coded separate.
Example: Patient is admitted with acute exacerbation of COPD with asthma exacerbation with acute bronchitis.
J44.1 COPD with exacerbation
J459.01 Asthma with exacerbation
J20.9 Acute bronchitis unspecified organism
ICD 10 PCS Coding Bytes
Root operation Excision: Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part
The qualifier Diagnostic(X) is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies
Examples: Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy, polypectomy of colon
Example: Colonoscopy with biopsy of the ascending colon: 0DBK8ZX
Example: Colonoscopy with polypectomy of ascending colon: 0DBK8ZZ