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ICD-10-CM Code I70.46
Atherosclerosis of autologous vein bypass graft(s) of the extremities with gangrene

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 I70.46 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of I70.46 that describes the diagnosis 'athscl autologous vein bypass of the extremities w gangrene' in more detail.


The ICD code I70 is used to code Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis (also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease or ASVD) is a specific form of arteriosclerosis in which an artery wall thickens as a result of invasion and accumulation of white blood cells (WBCs) (foam cell) and proliferation of intimal smooth muscle cell creating a fibrofatty plaque.

Specialty: Cardiology, Angiology
MeSH Codes: D050197, D050197
ICD 9 Codes: 440, 414.0

The progression of atherosclerosis (narrowing exaggerated)

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for I70.46 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Any condition classifiable to I70.41-, I70.42-, and I70.43-, I70.44-, I70.45 See code I70.41-
Additional Code Note:
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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 to identify the severity of any ulcer (L97.-, L98.49-), if applicable See code L97.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I70.46 - Atherosclerosis of autologous vein bypass graft(s) of the extremities with gangrene'

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Parent Code: I70.4 - Atherosclerosis of autologous vein bypass graft(s) of the extremities

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