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    Question angioectasia ? Needing assistance

    While looking through a report today I came across angioectasia found in the ascending colon, could anyone assist me with the correct code for this?

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    Lightbulb Angioectasia

    It is my understanding that to bill for angioectasia of the ascending colon you should bill for angiodysplasia of intestine ICD-9 code 569.84 (w/o mention of hemorrhage) or 569.85 (w/ mention of hemorrhage).

    Hope this helps!

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    thank you for the information

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    Thanks! I needed the same info!
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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    I was just looking this up also. Thanks

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    cedwards is correct:

    569.84

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