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

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-17-2011, 02:09 PM
rhblevins61@yahoo.com rhblevins61@yahoo.com is offline
True Blue
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 624
rhblevins61@yahoo.com is on a distinguished road
Default ICD9 for diverticulitis with abscess

Need other's opinions. Can anyone tell me the ICD9 codes for diverticulitis with abscess?

Thanks for any help.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-17-2011, 02:16 PM
amoss amoss is offline
New
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 1
amoss is on a distinguished road
Red face radiology coding, cpc, rcc

I would use codes 562.11 and 569.5
__________________
[Arleen Moss, CPC, CIRCC, RCC
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-26-2011, 09:43 PM
colorectal surgeon colorectal surgeon is offline
Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Nashville
Posts: 227
colorectal surgeon is on a distinguished road
Default

I have always used 562.11 and 567.22 instead of 569.5.
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 07:31 PM.

AAPC - Top

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