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Dx Post tonsillectomy bleeding

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    A pt is seen in ER for post tonsillectomy bleeding 7 days after operation. ER doc consults with ENT doc on call who decides to take the pt into OR to stop blleeding. The ER doc states the Dx as post-tonsillectomy bleed. Would that be coded as 998.11? Thanks.

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    Yes 998.11 is the correct code. If your company requires E codes, then don't forget to add the E code for it. Hope this helps. I hope you have a great Friday!

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    Thank you.

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