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  1. Default Need ICD
    Clearnace Sale
    Hello all,

    Can anybody suggest me an alternate ICD for cholelithiasis with chronic cholecystitis for a 12 yrs old patient.

    Our software is not accepting the 574.11 code for this patient with 12 yrs of age.

    Thanks in advance


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    Milwaukee WI
    Default You're using the correct code
    If this is what the child has, you are using the correct code. I think your problem is your software.

    (I was just at a seminar last week where a surgeon commented that he's seen an 8-yr-old with gall stones! He attributes this to the generally high-fat, high protein diets of Americans today.)

    If you cannot override it, then code signs/symptoms.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M

  3. Default thx for ur suggestion
    HI Bartels,

    Thx for ur suggestion!!

    I will try with signs/symptoms

    Prem, B.Pharm;CPC

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    How about 574.10?


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    574.10 is correct code.If they mention in the chart as (with obstruction)then we need to take 574.11.


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