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Dec 27th, 2021 - Endocenter 3 

Portal Hypertensive Gastro-duoenopathy?

Is there a diagnosis code for this?

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Dec 29th, 2021 - ChrisW   242  1 

re: Portal Hypertensive Gastro-duoenopathy?

Portal Hypertensive is coded with K76.6 - Portal hypertension. Next look at the coding notes, stating to code any associated complications such as: portal hypertensive gastropathy K31.89 – Other diseases of the stomach and duodenum. 
Since portal hypertensive gastropathy does not have its own code, it is listed as Other.
Other: Documentation indicates a disease/complication of the stomach and duodenum that is not included in K25.0 - K31.84.
Therefore, your codes would likely be K76.6, K31.89

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Dec 29th, 2021 - Endocenter 3 

re: Portal Hypertensive Gastro-duoenopathy?

Thank you so much for your reply.  This was very helpful.

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