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Annie Posted Mon 15th of February, 2016 17:45:16 PM

When should z98.5 be used?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 16th of February, 2016 04:46:02 AM

As mentioned Z98.5 is used as History/Status Post of Tubal Ligation.Tubal ligation or tubectomy (also known as having one's "tubes tied" (ligation)) is a surgical procedure for sterilization in which a woman's fallopian tubes are clamped and blocked, or severed and sealed, either method of which prevents eggs from reaching the uterus for implantation. The ICD code describes Sterlization status.

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