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Annie Posted Mon 16th of March, 2015 13:22:10 PM

What code would i use of the provider was consulted for evaluatin for tracheotomy while in hospital. Upon evaluation the provider states patient multiple acute medical problems and needs to be stablizated first.

SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of March, 2015 16:28:29 PM

Thanks for your question. You will need to query the physician to get more information regarding the reason for the tracheotomy. Based on the information you have provided, there is not enough to assign a diagnosis code.

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