AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: History of Bladder Injury--Dx code?

  1. #1

    Default History of Bladder Injury--Dx code?

    AAPC: Back to School
    During an open surgery the bladder was lacerated & repaired, and the abdominal incision was closed. Afterwards another physician performed a cystoscopy to evaluate the bladder. His reason was listed History of Bladder Injury. The only code I can find is V15.59--History of Injury other. Is there a more specific code for this? I would appreciate any help you can give. Thanks.

  2. #2


    That's the only code that I have been able to find as well....nothing more specific.

    Take care

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Boise, Idaho


    Have you looked at the 998 category?

Similar Threads

  1. History of/late effects of diagnosis vs acute injury diagnosis
    By debiwill in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-09-2012, 09:03 AM
  2. C-Section with complication injury to bladder
    By nishwitzp in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-29-2012, 05:27 PM
  3. History of bladder CA versus current dx
    By ms123 in forum Urology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-27-2012, 07:15 AM
  4. icd9 history head injury
    By mamacase1 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-07-2010, 07:50 AM
  5. History of Brain injury
    By cld in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-18-2008, 11:05 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.