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ICD-10-CM Code I70.2
Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities

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 I70.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of I70.2 that describes the diagnosis 'atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities' in more detail.


The ICD code I702 is used to code Gangrene

Gangrene (or gangrenous necrosis) is a type of necrosis caused by a critically insufficient blood supply. This potentially life-threatening condition may occur after an injury or infection, or in people suffering from any chronic health problem affecting blood circulation. The primary cause of gangrene is reduced blood supply to the affected tissues, which results in cell death. Diabetes and long-term smoking increase the risk of suffering from gangrene.

Specialty: Infectious Disease, General Surgery
MeSH Codes: D005734, D005734
ICD 9 Codes: 400, 785.4

Dry gangrene affecting the toes as a result of peripheral artery disease.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for I70.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Mönckeberg's (medial) sclerosis
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, if applicable, to identify chronic total occlusion of artery of extremity See code I70.92
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."
Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of extremities (I70.30-I70.79) - instead, use code I70.30-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I70.2 - Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I70.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: I70 - Atherosclerosis

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