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    Default Bile leak - I'm not finding a straightforward

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    I'm not finding a straightforward way to code bile leak, post operative cholecystectomy. Is anyone familiar with the correct dx code?

    Last edited by ank3t; 10-04-2016 at 05:12 AM.

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    I would use 997.4

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    Thank you!

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    Beaverton, Oregon Chapter

    Default Bile Leak!!

    I just had to code for a postoperative cholecystectomy leak...and the 997.4 was the code of choice!!!

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    Great! Thanks for the input!

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