2022 ICD-10-CM Code D57.43

Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:D57.43
Short Description:Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis
Long Description:Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Hemolytic anemias (D55-D59)
      • Sickle-cell disorders (D57)

D57.43 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis

Non-specific codes like D57.43 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D57.431 for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with acute chest syndrome
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D57.432 for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with splenic sequestration
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D57.433 for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with cerebral vascular involvement
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D57.438 for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis with other specified complication
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D57.439 for Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis, unspecified

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021