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General Surgery Coding Alert


I65.2 Expands Carotid Artery Stenosis Options With 'Right' and 'Left'

Drop 433.10 beginning Oct. 1. Carotid artery stenosis might be a common reason your general surgeons perform catheterization or stent procedures, so you’ll need to have more information to accurately report the diagnosis when ICD-10 goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2015. Do this now:ICD-9 offers two codes for carotid artery stenosis: 433.10 — Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery [...]