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ICD-10-PCS Pediatric Coding: Balloon Atrial Septostomy

ICD-10-PCS Pediatric Coding: Balloon Atrial Septostomy

Until the implementation of the 2018 code set, this procedure cannot be accurately coded in ICD-10-PCS because the percutaneous approach is not available. From 2015 to 2017, the correct coding is repair of the atrial septum, which sounds incorrect. The septum needs to be …

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