Vicky Posted Mon 28th of February, 2011 14:37:14 PM
Is 552.29 correct code for incarcerated umbilical hernia? Also doctor notes that hernia contained incarcerated omentum only. Would I still code as incarcerated?
SuperCoder Answered Mon 28th of February, 2011 18:48:50 PM
I would code 552.8 if you really doubt of being not incarcerated. what you say ?
Vicky Posted Mon 28th of February, 2011 20:13:55 PM
Kathy Answered Wed 02nd of March, 2011 18:38:46 PM
Incarcerated umbilical hernia is 552.1.