2022 ICD-10-CM Code I75.0

Atheroembolism of extremities

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

Short Description:Atheroembolism of extremities
Long Description:Atheroembolism of extremities

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Atheroembolism (I75)

I75.0 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of atheroembolism of extremities. 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 Atheroembolism of extremities

Non-specific codes like I75.0 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 atheroembolism of extremities:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I75.01 for Atheroembolism of upper extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.011 for Atheroembolism of right upper extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.012 for Atheroembolism of left upper extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.013 for Atheroembolism of bilateral upper extremities
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.019 for Atheroembolism of unspecified upper extremity
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I75.02 for Atheroembolism of lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.021 for Atheroembolism of right lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.022 for Atheroembolism of left lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.023 for Atheroembolism of bilateral lower extremities
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I75.029 for Atheroembolism of unspecified lower extremity

Information for Patients

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Code History

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