Billable Medical Code for Monoclonal Paraproteinemia
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 273.1
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 273.1.
The Short Description Is: Monoclon paraproteinemia.
Monoclonal gammopathy is also known as benign monoclonal gammopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, monoclonal gammopathy (clinical), monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, monoclonal gammopathy benign, and monoclonal gammopathy undetermined significance. This applies to benign monoclonal hypergammaglobulinemia [BMH],
monoclonal gammopathy: NOS, associated with lymphoplasmacytic dyscrasias, benign, paraproteinemia: benign (familial) and secondary to malignant or inflammatory disease.
Monoclonal Gammopathy Definition and Symptoms
Monoclonal gammopathy is a disorder where there is abnormal protein (monoclonal protein) in the blood. Symptoms include anemia, weakness, bleeding, increased bruising, pain in the bones, fatigue, and low red blood cells count.