TITLE

CODING FOR HYDROCEPHALUS IN ICD-10-CM

AUTHOR(S)
Ah
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
For the Record (Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc.);12/3/2012, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the coding pattern for hydrocephalus in ICD-10-CM. It mentions that Hydrocephalus is coded under G91 category and the coding assignment falls under character values such as Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt under Medical and Surgical section valued 0; the central nervous system as the body system, valued 0; and qualifier of VP shunt valued 0. It also enlists the different G91 code subdivisions for different types of hydrocephalus.
ACCESSION #
84363094

 

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