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    I was wondering if anyone had advice for me. My OB/GYN doctor had a patient that came in because she had lost the strings of her IUD and wanted to get it removed. I am wondering if you would code it as a removal of a foreign object in the uterus or if you would code it as a removal of intrauterine device?

    Thanks in advance

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    I would code it as removal of IUD. That's specifically what it is.
    adrianne, cpc

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