AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Incision and Drainage of Abscess of Femoropopliteal Bypass Site

The patient, who is status post left femoral popliteal arterial bypass graft, presented with pain, inflammation, and edema of the left lower extremity. The provider’s final diagnostic statement listed, “Surgical site infection of the left groin, group G Strep.” A superficial incision and drainage (I&D) of subcutaneous tissue was performed of the wound of the left groin lateral to the femoral incision site. What is the appropriate body part? How should I&D of the groin be coded? ...

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