ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z79.01

Long term (current) use of anticoagulants

Diagnosis Code Z79.01

ICD-10: Z79.01
Short Description: Long term (current) use of anticoagulants
Long Description: Long term (current) use of anticoagulants
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z79.01

Valid for Submission
The code Z79.01 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Long term (current) drug therapy (Z79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Z79.01 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 949 - AFTERCARE WITH CC/MCC
  • 950 - AFTERCARE WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • V58.61 - Long-term use anticoagul

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code Z79.01 is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • History of embolism
  • History of pulmonary embolism on long-term anticoagulation therapy
  • History of pulmonary embolus
  • Long-term current use of anticoagulant
  • Pulmonary embolism on long-term anticoagulation therapy

Information for Patients


Blood Thinners

Also called: Anti-platelet drugs, Anticoagulants

Blood thinners are medicines that prevent blood clots from forming. They also keep existing blood clots from getting larger. Clots in your arteries, veins, and heart can cause heart attacks, strokes, and blockages. You may take a blood thinner if you have

  • Certain heart or blood vessel diseases
  • An abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation
  • A heart valve replacement
  • A risk of blood clots after surgery
  • Congenital heart defects

There are two main types of blood thinners. Anticoagulants such as heparin or warfarin (also called Coumadin) slow down your body's process of making clots. Antiplatelet drugs, such as aspirin, prevent blood cells called platelets from clumping together to form a clot.

When you take a blood thinner, follow directions carefully. Blood thinners may interact with certain foods, medicines, vitamins, and alcohol. Make sure that your healthcare provider knows all of the medicines and supplements you are using. You will probably need regular blood tests to check how well your blood is clotting. It is important to make sure that you're taking enough medicine to prevent clots, but not so much that it causes bleeding.

  • Aspirin and heart disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • How to give a heparin shot (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Taking warfarin (Coumadin) (Medical Encyclopedia)


[]
Previous Code
Z79.0
Next Code
Z79.02

Related pages


symptomatic anemia icd 9icd 9 code for abdominal wound infectiondiagnosis code for allergic rhinitisicd 9 code for lumbar stenosis with radiculopathyschizophrenia in remissiongonorrhea icd 9 codebrachial neuritis or radiculitis nosasthenopiaicd 9 code seizure disorderlow white blood cell count icd 9dx code for high blood pressureicd 9 for cystproteinuria icd 10icd 9 code for iron overloadicd 10 code for degenerative disc diseaseicd code for fludiverticulitis of esophagussymptom hyperglycemiaabnormal weight loss icd 9 codeerythema nodosum icd 9icd 9 code for hypercalciuriaicd 9 for acid refluxdiagnosis code for radiculopathyicd 9 for anxietysmith lemliparapelvic renal cystsicd 9 surgical wound infectionaortic valve replacement icd-9 codecephalohematoma icd 9ceclor allergygenital varicose veinsicd 10 code for fatty liverdiagnosis of rhabdomyolysisicd 9 code anaphylaxisicd 9 retained hardwarehaemophilus influenzae epiglottitisicd 9 code for coumadin therapydefine sequelaicd 9 code incontinencemalignant neoplasm of breast female unspecified sitefibroid 10cmicd 9 code rib painicd 10 code for reflux esophagitisicd 9 code calf paincesarean delivery icd 9icd10 autismdiagnosis code for shortness of breathicd 9 code for change in mental status174.9 diagnosisicd 9 code pelvic fracturefemoral bursitiscognitive communication deficiticd 9 tick biteangiodysplasia of the colonnon traumatic subdural hematomabradycardia icd 9icd 9 rosaceaicd code for frequent urinationheadaches icd 9vestibulitis icd 9icd 9 for massknee arthroplasty icd 9acid reflux icd 9complications of termination of pregnancym54 16 g diagnoseicd code for skin tagstrep pharyngitis icd 9otitis media with effusion icd 9nevus non neoplasticpolyneuropathy icd 9 codeulcers in anusschizophrenia hebephrenicendometrial cancer diagnosis codecraniosynostosis icd 9 codesternum bone cancerkidney contusion