ICD-10 Codes for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) When your kidneys stop working suddenly, over a very short period of time (usually two days or less), it …
FAQ icd code for aki
What is the diagnosis code for acute kidney injury (AKI)?
This is a common diagnosis that a query is necessary for clarification. If the AKI has progressed to ATN then the code N17.0 is reported and not the code default in the Alphabetic Index for AKI. Other terms that may be used to describe ATN could be renal tubular necrosis or tubular necrosis.
What is the CPT code for Aki/ARF?
When a cause for the AKI/ARF has been identified the underlying condition/cause should be reported also. Traumatic kidney injuries are reported with codes from S37.0-.
What is the NU code for acute kidney failure?
Acute kidney failure, unspecified 1 N00-N99 Diseases of the genitourinary system. 2 N17-N19 Acute kidney failure and chronic kidney disease. 3 N17 Acute kidney failure.
What is the alphabetic index for acute kidney failure?
If the coder only looks in the Alphabetic Index under injury | kidney | acute, the index goes to N17.9 (acute renal kidney failure, unspecified). If the type or cause of the AKI/ARF is further specified then N17.9 would not be appropriate.
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