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ICD-10-CM Code D46
Myelodysplastic syndromes

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code D46 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of D46 that describes the diagnosis 'myelodysplastic syndromes' in more detail.


The ICD code D46 is used to code Myelodysplastic syndrome

The myelodysplastic syndromes (also known as MDS or myelodysplasia) are hematological (i.e., blood-related) medical conditions with ineffective production (or "dysplasia") of all blood cells.

Specialty: Haematology, Oncology
MeSH Code: D009190
ICD 9 Code: 238.7
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D46 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
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Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Drug-induced aplastic anemia - instead, use code D61.1

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