For three years, we petitioned for FH ICD-10 codes and today we share this victory with those who have yet to be diagnosed and those who are counting on the FH Foundation to save lives.
The two codes approved for familial hypercholesterolemia are:
E78.01: Familial hypercholesterolemia
Z83.42: Family history of familial hypercholesterolemia
The FH ICD-10 codes are scheduled to become effective on
October 1, 2016