AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Displacement of Tubal Occlusion Devices (Essure® Coil & Filshie® Clip)

The patient has history of tubal ligation with Filshie® clips and Essure® coils to occlude the fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy. She now presents for removal of displaced tubal occlusion devices. The displaced clips and coils were found in the omentum, peritoneum, posterior surface of the uterus and cul-de-sac. Would they be coded as displacement of intrauterine contraceptive devices? What is the diagnosis code assignment for these displaced tubal occlusion devices? ...

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