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    Question Discontinued Surgery

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    Does anyone have any good giudelines on coding discontinued surgeries?

    We are having troubles wtih 2 procedures planned one completed and one was started but aborted. We are looking for something that explains if it is ok to code with a 74 on the aborted and then how to report the V64.X codes in ICD-9 for canceled procedure.

    Of course this is just one example. So some general guidelines would be great.

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    who do you bill for (ASC, DOC, Facility)?

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