ICD-10-CM Code D70

Neutropenia

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

D70 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of neutropenia. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:D70
Short Description:Neutropenia
Long Description:Neutropenia

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • D70.0 - Congenital agranulocytosis
  • D70.1 - Agranulocytosis secondary to cancer chemotherapy
  • D70.2 - Other drug-induced agranulocytosis
  • D70.3 - Neutropenia due to infection
  • D70.4 - Cyclic neutropenia
  • D70.8 - Other neutropenia
  • D70.9 - ... unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code D70:

Includes

Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.
  • agranulocytosis
  • decreased absolute neurophile count (ANC)

Use Additional Code

Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • neutropenic splenomegaly D73.81
  • transient neonatal neutropenia P61.5

Clinical Information

  • NEUTROPENIA-. a decrease in the number of neutrophils found in the blood.
  • CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA-. fever accompanied by a significant reduction in neutrophil count associated with chemotherapy.
  • FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA-. fever accompanied by a significant reduction in the number of neutrophils.

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Other disorders of blood and blood-forming organs (D70-D77)
      • Neutropenia (D70)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Anemia

Also called: Iron poor blood

If you have anemia, your blood does not carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body. The most common cause of anemia is not having enough iron. Your body needs iron to make hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein that gives the red color to blood. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.

Anemia has three main causes: blood loss, lack of red blood cell production, and high rates of red blood cell destruction.

Conditions that may lead to anemia include

  • Heavy periods
  • Pregnancy
  • Ulcers
  • Colon polyps or colon cancer
  • Inherited disorders
  • A diet that does not have enough iron, folic acid or vitamin B12
  • Blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, or cancer
  • Aplastic anemia, a condition that can be inherited or acquired
  • G6PD deficiency, a metabolic disorder

Anemia can make you feel tired, cold, dizzy, and irritable. You may be short of breath or have a headache.

Your doctor will diagnose anemia with a physical exam and blood tests. Treatment depends on the kind of anemia you have.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Anemia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anemia - B12 deficiency (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anemia caused by low iron -- infants and toddlers (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anemia of chronic disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anemia of Inflammation and Chronic Disease - NIH
  • Febrile/cold agglutinins (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ferritin blood test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hemolytic anemia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Iron deficiency anemia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pernicious anemia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Vitamin B12 level (Medical Encyclopedia)

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