Encounter for care involving renal dialysis Z49- >

Code Also
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  • associated end stage renal disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N18.6

    End stage renal disease

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    Applicable To
    • Chronic kidney disease requiring chronic dialysis
    Use Additional
    • code to identify dialysis status (Z99.2)
    N18.6
    )
Clinical Information
  • Actions performed to support dialysis treatments.
  • Actions performed to support the removal of waste products from the body
  • Assessing a patient's need for dialysis to plan his or her treatment.
Codes
  • Z49 Encounter for care involving renal dialysis
    • Z49.0 Preparatory care for renal dialysis
      • Z49.01 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of extracorporeal dialysis catheter
      • Z49.02 Encounter for fitting and adjustment of peritoneal dialysis catheter
    • Z49.3 Encounter for adequacy testing for dialysis
      • Z49.31 Encounter for adequacy testing for hemodialysis
      • Z49.32 Encounter for adequacy testing for peritoneal dialysis