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    Piggyback IOL done same date of service

    Patient had two IOL's inserted same surgery session traditional lens with a toric. Also had limbal relaxing incisions. Does this surgery qualify for complicated cataract surgery? Do we need to report two lens implanted for reimbursement? Thank you.
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    Wiki Help with Code for Wound Infection

    We see this scenario a lot in our ER.... patient comes in with a puncture or laceration to finger and it is infected. In ICD-9 we used code 883.1, which was an open wound, complicated, and the complicated option covered a "wound infection". This option no longer exists with ICD-10. Any ideas...
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