MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING
posted by BP .
I need some help finding the ICD-9-CM code for Excision of lrft flank soft tissue mass with layered closure measuring 4cm, with margins prior to excision?
A 10 year old boy begun choking a small latex balloon and was rushed to ER, the balloon is lodged in the trachea just past the larynx and threatening to obstruct his breathing, the piece of latex balloon is carefully removed from the trachea by use of biopsy forceps through flexible fiberoptic laryngoscope following administration of topical anesthesia. which codes are reported for this service in addition to the ed visit code