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Fecal Transplant ( status post) ICD 10

Heidi Posted Tue 03rd of July, 2018 08:23:54 AM
I am looking for a ICD 10 code for status post fecal transplant ( pt had transplant one month ago) now has recurring c-diff only thing I can find even close z 94.9 Approximate Synonyms H/o: tissue/organ recipient History of organ transplant History of transplant
SuperCoder Answered Wed 04th of July, 2018 05:55:47 AM


Z94.89 would be more appropriate ICD 10 CM code (other transplanted organ and tissue status). Please use ICD-10 CM code A04.71 (Enterocolitis due to Clostridium Difficile, recurrent) for recurring C Difficile infection. Use A04.71 as the principal diagnosis followed by Z94.89 as the secondary diagnosis as some payers may not consider Z code as a principal diagnosis code.

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