Extremities - minimal pitting edema in bilateral lower extremities, weeping, changes of venous stasi

Would I just code this as venous stasis I87.2?

Danie Stevens
Home Health Coder, RHIT
Essentia Health St. Mary's
1027 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


  • Not unless the physician has documented it as such.
    If the nurse has it entered as a stasis ulcer in her OASIS, then query the RN for the physician documentation.

    Nancy Wolverton RN,CCM
    QR Specialist, Central Office
    5800 West 10th St., Suite 300
    Little Rock, AR. 72205
    Ph# 501-280-4913
    Fax# 501-280-4385
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