If a urine culture is positive for yeast (just says 'yeast'), would you code B37.49 (Other urogenital candidiasis)? Our coder states the encoder leads her candidiasis, but I am wondering if that is correct based on this information I found in a search. It is not a coding clinic and is from 2008 so references ICD9 codes. I don't know if this is accurate or still applies. Thoughts?
UTI due to Candidal yeast requires one code, 112.2, Candidiasis of other urogenital sites. However, UTI due to noncandidal yeast requires two codes. Code first the appropriate UTI code, followed by 117.9, Other and unspecified mycoses.