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    What diagnosis code would you use for a retained cerclage? A patient delivered and is past the post partum period.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rachelbigger@hotmail.com View Post
    What diagnosis code would you use for a retained cerclage? A patient delivered and is past the post partum period.
    Then it is a foreign body. Since it is in the cervix that is part of the uterus so 939.1 and
    E878.8 for why it is still there.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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    Hi Arlene,
    thanks for the info.
    Last edited by rachelbigger@hotmail.com; 01-13-2012 at 10:18 AM.

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