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ICD-10-CM Code D69.5
Secondary thrombocytopenia

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 D69.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of D69.5 that describes the diagnosis 'secondary thrombocytopenia' in more detail.

The ICD code D695 is used to code Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is the development of thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count), due to the administration of various forms of heparin, an anticoagulant. HIT predisposes to thrombosis, the abnormal formation of blood clots inside a blood vessel, and when thrombosis is identified the condition is called heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HITT). HIT is caused by the formation of abnormal antibodies that activate platelets. If someone receiving heparin develops new or worsening thrombosis, or if the platelet count falls, HIT can be confirmed with specific blood tests.

Specialty: Hematology
ICD 9 Code: 289.84

A schematic drawing of platelet factor 4, which when bound to heparin leads to an immune response in HIT.

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Coding Notes for D69.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) - instead, use code D75.82
Transient thrombocytopenia of newborn - instead, use code P61.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (disorder)
  • Benign gestational thrombocytopenia (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D69.5 - Secondary thrombocytopenia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D69.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: D69 - Purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions

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