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hernia code - right recurrent inquinal

  1. Question hernia code - right recurrent inquinal
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    Pt. has a left inquinal hernia, and a right recurrent inquinal hernia.

    Do I use 550.92 for the left, and 550.93 for the right?

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    yes

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    I would use 550.90 for the left and 550.91 for the right.
    C.Martin CPC GENSG

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    I agree with cmartin.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
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    I also agree with C Martin.
    DJ

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    i also agree

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    I stand corrected. Everyone above is correct. I guess I should have looked up the codes instead of allowing my memory to fail me..guess that comes with age

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    I also agree with Cmartin!
    ~Amy, CPC, CPMA, CEMC~
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