AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 1; Correction Notices

Abdominoperineal Resection with Flap Closure of the Perineum and Colostomy

Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS Fourth Quarter 2014, pages 40-41, contained an omission. The ICD-10-PCS code for resection of the perineum muscle was inadvertently not included. The surgical report also described resection of the perineum muscle. The following ICD-10-PCS code should have been assigned to capture the resection of the perineum muscle: 0KTM0ZZ    Resection of perineum muscle, open approach ...

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