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[QUOTE="firstname.lastname@example.org, post: 325336, member: 173304"]what ICD9 code should I use for the following: Pt has burns over 60% of body (legs, hands and face). C/O itching. Pt has been using Benad... [ Read More ]
946 codes would be used if the provider stated the patient had for instance 2nd degree burns of the shoulder, chest and arm. It is recommended that you use the individual codes instead. 949 would be ... [ Read More ]
[b]Need the 5th digit for 948.10[/b]
I disagree with the explanation in Coder's Edge.
You definitely DO need the 5th digit for 948.1 ... which would be a 0 (to signify less than 10% TBSA is third de... [ Read More ]
First visit was: 2% 2nd degree burn. Less than 1% 3rd degree burn. And cleaning & dressing were also provided.
Each additional visit was described as: Treatment and dress sounds exam for S/S of in... [ Read More ]
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I have a patient that received a 2nd degree burn on the palm and one finger of the hand. I need an E-code for the burn from Avon lotion. I was told to use 946.9, the only problem that I have with th... [ Read More ]
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