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ICD 10 codes for cholesterol

Lina Posted Thu 17th of December, 2015 09:44:20 AM

I need help with ICD 10 codes for lipid panel?
What ICD 10 code should I use if just TC (total cholesterol) is high?
What ICD 10 code should I use if just LDL is high?
What ICD 10 code should I use if just HDL is low?
What ICD 10 code should I use if just triglycerides is high?
What ICD 10 code should I use if TC and triglycerides is high?
What is the mixed hyperlipidemia?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 18th of December, 2015 07:31:01 AM

Hi,

Please find the codes below:

TC (total cholesterol) is high? E78.0
LDL is high? E78.0
HDL is low? E78.6
triglycerides is high? E78.1
What ICD 10 code should I use if TC and triglycerides is high? E78.2

Mixed hyperlipidemia? Mixed hyperlipidemia is a genetically inherited condition characterized by very high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Code is E78.2

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