Reader Question: ICD-9 Procedure Codes Aren’t Required for ED Facility Claims

Tue, Jan 14, 2014

Coding Corner

Question: Should we be capturing ICD-9 procedure codes for ED facility coding?  I understand it is not required; however, I’d like to get an idea of the standard practice among other hospitals.Virginia Subscriber

Answer: These are special ICD-9 procedure codes, not diagnosis…

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