ICD-10-CM Code D68.6
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code D68.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of D68.6 that describes the diagnosis 'other thrombophilia' in more detail.
- D68.6 Other thrombophilia NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code D686 is used to code Antiphospholipid syndrome
Antiphospholipid syndrome or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS or APLS), or often also Hughes syndrome, is an autoimmune, hypercoagulable state caused by antiphospholipid antibodies. APS provokes blood clots (thrombosis) in both arteries and veins as well as pregnancy-related complications such as miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm delivery, and severe preeclampsia.
|ICD 9 Code:||289.81|
Micrograph showing an advanced thrombotic microangiopathy, as may be seen in ALPA syndrome. Kidney biopsy. PAS stain.
Coding Notes for D68.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Other hypercoagulable states
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Diffuse or disseminated intravascular coagulation [DIC] - instead, use Code D65
- Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) - instead, use code D75.82
- Hyperhomocysteinemia - instead, use code E72.11
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D68.6 - Other thrombophilia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D68.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.