Other open skull fracture with cerebral laceration and contusion with prolonged (more than 24 hours) loss of consciousness without return to pre-existing conscious level (803.65)
ICD-9 code 803.65 for Other open skull fracture with cerebral laceration and contusion with prolonged (more than 24 hours) loss of consciousness without return to pre-existing conscious level is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -FRACTURE OF SKULL (800-804).
Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash.
View the ICD-9 code's corresponding Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs). In a click, verify the DRG, its IPPS allowable, length of stay, and more. Protect your facility's payments by subscribing to DRG Coder.
Mobile crisis intervention services deliver fast appropriate care to individuals in crisis and help to avoid unnecessary costly ER visits and hospitalizations. In an effort to expand behavioral health... [ Read More ]
Weeks after finalizing payment rates and policy changes affecting Medicare services furnished in hospital outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center ASC settings for calendar year CY 2022 the Centers f... [ Read More ]
The updated format for AAPC 2022 certification exams was the topic of the December 22 AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live. AAPC recently announced that exams will now consist of 100 questions that must ... [ Read More ]
New COVID19 vaccine status codes changes and corrections to the 2022 CPT code set Medicare Physician Fee Schedule MPFS payment changes and prior authorization code list changes thats whats on the age... [ Read More ]
Resolve to make your resolutions attainable by setting realistic goals. According to statista.com losing weight and saving more money were the most common New Years resolutions last year. Improving ea... [ Read More ]
I've been really struggling to find a remote coder I position that isn't contractor, per diem, or needing experience of about 3 years. I'm brand new & job hunt every day of the week, but I feel I... [ Read More ]
Hi everyone, I'm just looking for some additional clarification on billing Z79.899. I always thought you bill Z79.899 whenever a patient has a long term medication that does not have a more specific c... [ Read More ]
The physician performed a gastric perforation repair (CPT 43840) and a colocutaneous fistula repair (44640-- slightly higher physician payment). (this was done endoscopically, so I'll use unlisted cod... [ Read More ]
I am a remote coder, currently working as a Pro-Fee coder. I am just curious about some opinions. If there are any remote coding supervisors in here that would share your experience as such.... [ Read More ]
If a therapist (lcsw, lmf, masters level) works from THEIR home seeing patients through telehealth services, what place of service code do you use? The therapist doesn’t’t work from “office” b... [ Read More ]
I am a Certified Professional Coder since 2017. I am also a foreign medical graduate. Each year I have been renewing my membership with AAPC and keep submitting 36 CEU. It is really frustrating for m... [ Read More ]
I am recently CPC-A certified. I have job experience but have never had a remote coding position before. I would like any advice on how to find legit coding companies to apply to and some guidance as ... [ Read More ]
I am new to AAPC and currently working on the CPC certification program. What are some good ways to network in the medical coding world? Do chapters have meetings or other networking opportu... [ Read More ]
I was just wondering if I could get some opinions or some background information. I have a CPC-A and took their EHS course and the CEDC course but haven't sat the the CEDC exam yet. I... [ Read More ]
I am working on coding a Z-POEM. Does the new CPT code 43497 include Zenker's diverticulectomy? My provider performed a flexible EGD along with the Z-POEM but there is no code for this....unless I c... [ Read More ]