Go Back   AAPC Forum > Medical Coding > Diagnosis Coding
Forum Rules FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2009, 07:38 AM
srinivas r sajja srinivas r sajja is offline
True Blue
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 533
srinivas r sajja is on a distinguished road
Default food stuck in throat

Hi All,

Please suggest me the DX for "food stuck in throat"
thanks in advance,

Sreenivas Sajja
Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 07:53 AM
RebeccaWoodward* RebeccaWoodward* is offline
True Blue
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 3,129
RebeccaWoodward* will become famous soon enough

Does your documentation support 933.* ?
Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2009, 01:12 PM
jbaird jbaird is offline
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 59
jbaird is on a distinguished road
Default Food stuck in throat

I would also use 933 if documentation supports it. If not, you could consider 784.99 - feeling of foreign body in throat/choking sensation or V71.89 - suspected condition not found.
Thanks, Jill
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2014, 01:17 PM
GAcoder GAcoder is offline
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 75
GAcoder is an unknown quantity at this point

What about 935.1 foreign body in esophagus
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Disclaimer: Although AAPC staff members will monitor these forums periodically, we cannot be responsible for the information posted herein, nor guarantee its accuracy. Our members may discuss various subjects related to medical coding, but none of the information should replace the independent judgment of a physician for any given health issue. Please note that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of AAPC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:01 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ?2015, AAPC