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Take a look at similar root operations involving body part removal in ICD-10-PCS

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, March 1, 2016

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The root operation identifies the intent of the procedure. It is identified in the third character of the ICD-10-PCS code. ICD-10-PCS guideline A.11 states that the coder is responsible for selecting the root operation that most closely matches the intent of the procedure.

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