Go Back   AAPC Medical Coding & Billing Forums > Medical Coding > Orthopaedics
Forum Rules FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-19-2009, 02:37 PM
trvlingal trvlingal is offline
Networker
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 28
trvlingal is on a distinguished road
Default ICD-9 For Status Post Knee Arthroscopy

Can anyone tell me or point me in the right direction to find the ICD-9 for status post knee arthroscopy? Thanks very much.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-19-2009, 02:42 PM
mitchellde's Avatar
mitchellde mitchellde is offline
True Blue
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Columbia, MO
Posts: 8,327
mitchellde will become famous soon enoughmitchellde will become famous soon enough
Default

without any complication just a routine followup? it would be a V67.09
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-20-2009, 06:37 AM
trvlingal trvlingal is offline
Networker
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 28
trvlingal is on a distinguished road
Default

It was done over a year prior and the doc just lists it in his diagnoses.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-20-2009, 06:41 AM
mitchellde's Avatar
mitchellde mitchellde is offline
True Blue
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Columbia, MO
Posts: 8,327
mitchellde will become famous soon enoughmitchellde will become famous soon enough
Default

If the patient is being seen for some other reason? I would not code it there is no reason to have it coded.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




Disclaimer: Although AAPC staff members will monitor these forums periodically, we cannot be responsible for the information posted herein, nor guarantee its accuracy. Our members may discuss various subjects related to medical coding, but none of the information should replace the independent judgment of a physician for any given health issue. Please note that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of AAPC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:43 PM.

AAPC - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2014, AAPC