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Hyperbaric ICD Coding

Kathy Posted Sun 28th of August, 2011 23:13:33 PM

I have a patient with a diagnosis of "delayed effects of radiation exposure to the oropharynx." I know that effects of radiation is 990. I need a code for oropharynx. The closest I can seem to get is 528.9. would this be accurate???

SuperCoder Answered Mon 29th of August, 2011 18:05:07 PM

You are right absolutely.

Kathy Posted Thu 01st of September, 2011 14:28:41 PM

Thanks!

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