What International Classification of Diseases code is used to report neonatal hemochromatosis?

Report International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification code 275.01 (hereditary hemochromatosis) unless the physician thinks that the condition was caused by too much blood being allowed to auto-transfuse from the placenta. In that case, code 275.03 (other hemochromatosis) is appropriate.

When reporting this diagnosis after October 1, 2013, the appropriate International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification code will be E83.11 (hemochromatosis) or E83.19 (other disorders of iron metabolism).

Is it appropriate to report Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99211 when a purified protein derivative (PPD) is administered and again when the results are read? In what other instances might it be appropriate to report code 99211?

In response to the first question, it will depend on the services performed and documented. CPT code 86580 (skin test, tuberculosis, intradermal) is reported when...

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