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Need help with Dx, PLEASE

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    Phoenix, AZ
    Default Need help with Dx, PLEASE
    Medical Coding Books
    Hello, All!!

    I've been looking for an ICD-9 code for a groin pseudoaneurysm (not an AAA) for the last half hour.

    Can anyone help?
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

  2. Default
    Can code ICD - 442.2;


  3. Default
    Check under ICD-9 code 442.2

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    Unless the physician specifies a specific artery/vessel, you would have to use 442.89-aneurysm of specified site. Check the documentation before you assign the iliac artery.

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