Antiphospholipid Syndrome ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Antiphospholipid Antibody With Hemorrhagic Disorder

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 286.53

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 286.53.

The Short Description Is: Antiphospholipid w hemor.

This excludes antiphospholipid antibody finding without diagnosis (795.79), antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (289.81), antiphospholipid antibody with hypercoagulable state (289.81), lupus anticoagulant (LAC) finding without diagnosis (795.79), lupus anticoagulant (LAC) with hypercoagulable state (289.81), systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE] inhibitor finding without diagnosis (795.79), and systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE] inhibitor with hypercoagulable state (289.81). This applies to lupus anticoagulant (LAC) with hemorrhagic disorder and systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE] inhibitor with hemorrhagic disorder

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Definition and Symptoms

Antiphospholipid syndrome is an immune system disorder that causes an increase risk for blood clots. This is because the immune system attacks normal proteins in the blood and causes them to clot. Symptoms include bleeding, blood clots in the leg, blood clots in the arteries, stroke, and high blood pressure.