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ICD-10-CM Code D70

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 D70 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of D70 that describes the diagnosis 'neutropenia' in more detail.

The ICD code D70 is used to code Kostmann syndrome

Kostmann syndrome is a group of diseases that affect myelopoiesis, causing a congenital form of neutropenia (severe congenital neutropenia [SCN]), usually without other physical malformations. SCN manifests in infancy with life-threatening bacterial infections.

Specialty: Hematology
MeSH Codes: C537592, D000380
ICD 9 Codes: 288.01, 288.0
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Decreased absolute neurophile count (ANC)
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code for any associated:
Fever See code R50.81
Mucositis (J34.81, K12.3-, K92.81, N76.81) See code J34.81
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."
Neutropenic splenomegaly - instead, use code D73.81
Transient neonatal neutropenia - instead, use code P61.5

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for causative agent code
  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

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