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Anesthesia Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Don't Shy From Contacting Surgeon's Office to Get Specific Umbilical Hernia Diagnosis Details

Tip: You’ll still need to watch for the presence or absence of gangrene. When your anesthesia provider is involved in cases to correct umbilical hernias after ICD-10 is implemented, many things (such as using the presence or absence of obstruction or gangrene as your basis for code choice) will remain the same. Other factors, however, could have you searching for [...]


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