Possible relevant ICD-10 codes for DIFICID® (fidaxomicin)1
|A04.71||Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent|
|A04.72||Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, not specified as recurrent|
The above codes may be potentially relevant when billing for DIFICID and its administration. Consult the relevant manual and/or other guidelines for a description of each code to determine the appropriateness of its use and for information on additional codes. Diagnosis codes should be selected only by a health care professional. Please consult with the applicable payer to understand the payer’s specific billing requirements. This information is subject to change.
You are solely responsible for determining the appropriate codes and for any action you take in billing. The information provided here is not intended to be definitive or exhaustive, and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional advisor. Merck and its agents make no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy or appropriateness of this information for your particular use given the frequent changes in public and private payer billing. The use of this information does not guarantee payment or that any payment received will cover your costs.
- ICD-10 code lookup. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Accessed April 18,
2023 https://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/A00-B99/A00-A09/A04-/A04.7I https://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/A00-B99/A00-A09/A04-/A04.72.