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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Expand Your Undescended, Retractile Testicle Diagnoses in 2014

Make sure your urologist gets specific in his documentation. When your urologist performs an orchiopexy procedure, you’ll most likely use one of the following diagnosis codes along with the procedure code: ·         752.51 — Undescended testis (includes ectopic testicle) ·         752.52 — Retractile testis. When ICD-10 takes effect in 2014, you will still have just one code for retractile testis: Q55.22 (Retractile [...]

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