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Abdominal Perforation

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    Can someone please verify if the ICD9 code for abdominal perforation is 569.83?

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    That is for the intestine, is that what you are wanting? Or have you looked at the 868 series?

    Laura, CPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by katmryn78 View Post
    That is for the intestine, is that what you are wanting? Or have you looked at the 868 series?

    Laura, CPC
    Thanks Laura -

    All the Dr. wrote was "abdominal perforation". I'll check the 868 series.

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