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You Be the Coder: Use P Codes with a Diagnosis of Infant Cerebral Trauma


- Published on Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Question: An infant is brought to the operating room with a post-traumatic, intraventricular brain hemorrhage. What is the correct ICD-10 code?

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Answer: You should plan on taking a question like this this step-by-step through the ICD-10 indexing process. In the index, you will find Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) à intraventricular. At this point, a coder with less experience coding intracerebral trauma [...]

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