Plaquenil dx code

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  1. Yarik_39 New Member

    Plaquenil dx code


    Atients taking Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine, Sanofi-Aventis) on a long-term basis may leave you scratching your head when it comes to coding the patient encounters. Although coding for long-term medications is not a difficult process, it often involves communicating with other physicians or specialists to obtain accurate information.

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    Z79.899 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Z79.899 became effective on October 1, 2019. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z79.899 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z79.899 may differ. The study findings revealed that when hydroxychloroquine was used at doses 5mg /kg, the risk of retinopathy was 1% in the first 5 yrs. 2% in 10 yrs. 20 % after 20 yrs. There was a dose response, such that those receiving doses greater that 5 mg / kg had the greatest risk of retinal toxicity. Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt Z79.899 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Z79.899 became effective on October 1, 2019.

    The ICD-10 section that covers long-term drug therapy is Z79, with many subsections and specific diagnosis codes. While this clinical example focuses on Plaquenil, the concept works for any long-term medication.

    Plaquenil dx code

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  3. Question Which code diagnosis and CPT should I use for a baseline Plaquenil exam? Ohio Subscriber Answer Plaquenil is the trade name for hydroxychloroquine, a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. It can have adverse effects on the lens and/or retina and, therefore, the primary care physician or rheumatologist treating the condition refers the patient to an ophthalmologist for monitoring ocular changes.

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    Billable/Specific Code T37.8X5A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. Short description Adverse effect of systemic anti-infect/parasit, init The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T37.8X5A became effective on October 1, 2019. Toxic maculopathy, unspecified eye 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code H35.389 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.389 became effective on October 1, 2019. Question What is an appropriate ICD-10 code for a patient who has completed their Plaquenil treatment? Answer Z09 Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm may be appropriate, but it really depends on your payer.

     
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    A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus. Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Fact Sheets Testing & Diagnosis Testing for Tuberculosis.
     
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