Diagnosis Code for Infusion Pump Adjustment

Diagnosis Code for Infusion Pump Adjustment

November 15, 2018

Question:
A patient had an adjustment to his infusion pump and I am not sure what diagnosis code to report. I have be using Z46.89 (encounter for fitting and adjustment of other specified devices.  Is that correct?

Answer:
No you would report Z45.1 (encounter for adjustment and management of infusion pump).

*This response is based on the best information available as of 11/15/18.

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