Plaquenil therapy for sjogrens icd 10

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    Plaquenil therapy for sjogrens icd 10


    Although coding for long-term medications is not a difficult process, it often involves communicating with other physicians or specialists to obtain accurate information. While this clinical example focuses on Plaquenil, the concept works for any long-term medication.

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    Aug 30, 2011 She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 200mg bid 6.5mg/kg for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation. Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that attacks the body's moisture-producing glands, leading to progressively worsening dry mouth, eyes, vagina and skin, as well as fatigue. The syndrome is associated with rheumatic disorders and can also affect the kidneys, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas and brain. Answer Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is a drug used to treat malaria, lupus erythematous, ormost commonlyrheumatoid arthritis. A potential side effect of the drug is ocular change that can affect the patients vision; the patient should be monitored regularly to check for these changes.

    Because Plaquenil does not have its own specific category, clinicians should use Z79.899—Other Long Term (Current) Drug Therapy. The ICD-10 section that covers long-term drug therapy is Z79, with many subsections and specific diagnosis codes.

    Plaquenil therapy for sjogrens icd 10

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  6. Answer When billing Plaquenil examinations, or any other high risk medication exams, it is appropriate to bill the systemic disease or any ocular manifestations as the primary diagnosis since many payers may not reimburse for the high-risk medication diagnosis as a stand-alone diagnosis. Testing services performed should have the high-risk medication diagnosis as the primary diagnosis since that is the reason for the testing.

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    Listed below are all Medicare Accepted ICD-10 codes under M35.0 for Sicca syndrome Sjogren. These codes can be used for all HIPAA-covered transactions. Billable - M35.00 Sicca syndrome, unspecified; Billable - M35.01 Sicca syndrome with keratoconjunctivitis; Billable - M35.02 Sicca syndrome with lung involvement; Billable - M35.03 Sicca syndrome with myopathy The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M35.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index. Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

     
  7. Torneo New Member

    The study is based on hydroxychloroquine sulfate (the active ingredients of Plaquenil) and Plaquenil (the brand name). Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, dry eyes, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Plaquenil and dry mouth and eyes - Sjogren's World Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision
     
  8. L E X Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil - Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Overdose. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
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    Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Feb 19, 2020 Dosage for Plaquenil. The adult dose of Plaquenil to suppress malaria is 400 mg on the same day each week. The pediatric weekly suppressive dosage is 5 mg/kg of body weight. The adult dose of Plaquenil to treat an acute attack of malaria is an initial dose of 800 mg followed by 400 mg in six to eight hours and 400 mg for two more days.

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