Annie Posted Mon 02nd of May, 2016 10:05:11 AM
What should be coded for carotid artery disease? I looked in the index and it only gave cerebral and coronary. Should it just be artery, I77.9? or I65.29?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 03rd of May, 2016 00:44:45 AM
I65.29 for Occlusion and stenosis of unspecified carotid artery is the code to report carotid artery disease.