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    I hope someone can help me. I have questions about return to surgery. While on call this weekend the surgery had do surgery on a patient who had a post op tonsillar hemorrage. (Not his orginal Patient).
    When can the code 42962 be used? Is is used for this type of situation?

    thanks, kdm

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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default 42962

    NOT my area of expertise, but 42962 seems to fit the scenario you describe. (Of course, the documentation will need to support this. )

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Thanks Tessa, I appreciate your help.

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