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Anesthesia Coding Alert


Don't Shy From Asking for Surgeon's Notes When 938 Shifts to T18.9

You’ll need more details for foreign body removal under ICD-10. It’s not unusual for you to need to check chart specifics with a surgeon’s office because your anesthesia provider didn’t get all the necessary details for coding a procedure. That can certainly be the case when the surgeon removes a foreign body from the digestive tract and the anesthesiologist doesn’t [...]