Question Iatrogenic injury to Rt Laryngeal Nerve

jojokat

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Surgeon inadvertently transected the right laryngeal nerve during a partial thyroidectomy. He is questioning why are we not charging for the repair, and I stated that as an iatrogenic injury, it is not a chargeable procedure. He sent a question to supercoder.com who stated to use an unlisted procedure. I still say this is not a chargeable procedure because he is repairing an injury caused by the surgeon team. Who is correct? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

jojokat

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Thank you Monbel. I have a tendency not to trust them either because too many times what they have recommended is contrary to the guidelines.
 
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