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    The diagnosis is written, Status post cholecystectomy for chronic cholecystitis.

    Would the patient still have chronic cholecystitis after having this procedure?Would I code the chronic cholecystitis?

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    I would only code V45.79.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    I was leaning that way, thank you.

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