ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015

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ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015

Postby admin » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:35 pm

What is the proper code for insect bite of the abdominal wall, initial encounter?
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Re: ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015

Postby JMoore » Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:36 pm

S30.861A Insect bite, nonvenomous, of abdominal wall, initial encounter.
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Re: ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015

Postby admin » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:31 pm

The correct answer is S30.861A

RATIONALE: The Alphabetic Index main term is Bite, subterms abdominal wall, superficial, insect bite, resulting in code S30.861. The seventh character of "A" is added for the initial encounter.
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