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subgaleal hemorrhage - traumatic

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    how do you code traumatic subgaleal hemorrhage?

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    I came up with 920. any inputs?

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    Tacoma, WA
    Quote Originally Posted by srinivas r sajja View Post
    how do you code traumatic subgaleal hemorrhage?
    In relation to what? When I typed that term into Encoder Pro it came up with Birth Trauma. Who is the patient and what are the circumstances of the trauma?
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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    pt's age 85 , traumatic.

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    I think we can go for the code 853.00, bcoz the dx u mentioned is only for newborn, so we can go ahead with 853.00.

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    subgaleal is not intracranial and 920 is not an new born code.

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