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    Medical Coding Books

    The Doctor dictated " TRANSVAGINAL HISTERECTOMY" as diagnosis. To me that is a procedure not a diagnosis. He did not do the procedure, pt had it done by someone else. Do you agree or is there a DX code for that?

    Thank You all


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    Yes, but I don't have my books home today so look under "absence" of reproduction organs, there should be a V code....he should have dictated "status-post transvaginal hysterectomy" indicating absence of uterus, ovaries? cervix? etc...

    Hope this helps...


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    I agree with Jennifer.


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    Look at the codes v88.01 thru v88.03.

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