(SOLVED) A 74-year-old patient was discharged from the hospital after surgical amputation of the right foot due to diabetic osteomyelitis
A 74-year-old patient was discharged from the hospital after surgical amputation of the right foot due to diabetic osteomyelitis. The patient has type 2 diabetes. She was admitted to home healthcare for wound care consisting of assessment for signs and symptoms of a wound infection, instructing the patient and her husband on wound care, and surgical wound dressing changes. She will also receive physical therapy to improve her gait. What codes are assigned?
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M86. 171 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM M86. 171 became effective on October 1, 2021
ICD-Code E11* is a non-billable ICD-10 code used for healthcare diagnosis reimbursement of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Its corresponding ICD-9 code is 250. Code I10 is the diagnosis code used for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.