AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: incomplete circumcision

  1. #1

    Default incomplete circumcision

    AAPC: Back to School
    we had a pt come in with an incomplete circumcision. we are going to repair this, but we can't come up with a definitive dx. can anyone help?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    when I check the cross coder for 54163, the only three dx that came up were 605, v50.1, v50.2. I guess the other option would be maybe a scar related dx or perhaps an anomaly??
    Last edited by mbort; 11-03-2008 at 03:09 PM. Reason: making sense of my words :)

  3. #3


    thanks, i didn't think about anomaly...sometimes i try to make things more complicated than they really are.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Albany, New York


    Usually when I receive these cases to code, it is due to redundant foresekin (which would fall to 605) or balanitis (607.1).
    If your OP does not show anything definitive, I would go with V50.2
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

Similar Threads

  1. circumcision help
    By TLC in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-18-2015, 08:06 PM
  2. circumcision
    By eleflore in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-27-2012, 04:28 AM
  3. Circumcision
    By armymomryan in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-11-2010, 01:56 PM
  4. Circumcision
    By mbeachhamilton in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-30-2010, 03:49 PM
  5. Circumcision
    By bethh05 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-01-2010, 09:28 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.