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    Default Dx For Status Post Lap Cholecystectomy

    Should secondary dx be V45.89 (other/postoperative NEC)? Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandy209 View Post
    Should secondary dx be V45.89 (other/postoperative NEC)? Thanks!
    I would code this status with V45.79

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    Default V45.79...

    Whether it is Lap cholecystectomy or open cholecystectomy, I would code V45.79 instead of using V45.89.

    Thanks,
    B.T.RamKumar, MBA, CPC.

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