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Necrosis of fingure

Adrianna Posted Tue 23rd of July, 2013 14:03:51 PM

How do I code necrosis of 2 fingers, there is no burn issues, Patient has end stage renal disease. We are a skilled nursing facility and patient came with bilateral necrosis of 2 fingers.

SuperCoder Answered Wed 24th of July, 2013 00:22:14 AM

Hi,

Could you please clarify the question. Are you asking for a CPT here done for the necrosis or an ICD. Please let us know the procedure also.

Thanks

Adrianna Posted Wed 24th of July, 2013 12:51:14 PM

we are a skilled nursing facility and we don't code cpt codes but ICd 9 codes or v codes

SuperCoder Answered Wed 24th of July, 2013 22:27:00 PM

709.3 is the code without burn issues.

Adrianna Posted Thu 25th of July, 2013 11:14:08 AM

Thanks

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