The main modifications that come around the new codes, revised codes, and take away the old codes is that the increased specificity. For this reason, you may want to have an expert coder to stay up with the changes. In this way, you wouldn’t need to worry about claim rejections and claim denials. Most frequently, these codes will start be useful:
K35.21; which refers to acute appendicitis with generalized peritonitis, with an abscess;
K35.30; which refers to acute appendicitis with localized peritonitis;
K35.31, which refers to appendicitis with localized peritonitis and gangrene, with none perforation
K35.20; which visit acute appendicitis with generalized peritonitis, without an abscess;
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