Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Hx of tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    South Bend Indiana
    Posts
    32

    Default Hx of tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy

    Our pediatricians would like to code for this. They had V45.9 that has been deleted. My reading shows this is a postprocedural code. That category has V45.89 Other postprocedural status. I also found V15.29 Personal history of surgery to other organs. Any thoughts on the appropriate code?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    89

    Default

    V4579 - acquired absence of other organ.

Similar Threads

  1. tonsillectomy with secondary adenoidectomy
    By maebelle@gmail.com in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-09-2013, 12:01 PM
  2. UPPP, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    By Lainie0559 in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-26-2011, 10:56 AM
  3. Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    By gmlittle in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-02-2010, 06:09 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?

Login

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.