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    I am trying to figure out what ICD-9 code I am to use when the only dx for the procedure listed is stent removal.?
    Last edited by karenwebb; 07-14-2009 at 12:03 PM.

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    Default Ercp stent removal

    You can use 938 which a is foreign body in GI system. Hope it helps.

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    I would look at V52.x or V53.x for fitting and adjustment codes. 938 is a code in the chapter for injury and poisoning which does not apply in your scenario.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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