AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 1; Ask the Editor
Incision and Drainage of Groin Abscess
A 55-year-old female presented to the emergency department with complaints of right groin pain, and was found to have a very large abscess of the right inguinal area. She was admitted to the hospital and the provider documented incision and drainage (I&D) of groin. What is the appropriate body part value for groin? How should I&D of a groin abscess be coded in ICD-10-PCS? ...
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