This lesson discusses root operations that take out solids, fluids, and gases. Before beginning this lesson, you should have access to the most recent version of ICD-10-PCS (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Procedure Coding System). If you do not have the most recent copy of an ICD-10-PCS code book, then click the Resources tab to find and download the necessary documents. You will need the most recent version of the ICD-10-PCS Code Tables and Index as well as the Official Coding Guidelines. To get the most from these lessons, it's a good idea to complete them in order. The codes and information in this lesson are updated as needed and receive a comprehensive review annually.
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Root Operations Procedures That Eliminate Solids, Fluids, and Gases Root Operation: Drainage (9) Drainage: Coding Example Drainage: Completing the Code Root Operation: Extirpation C Extirpation: Coding Example Extirpation: Completing the Code Root Operation: Fragmentation (F) Fragmentation: Coding Example Fragmentation: Completing the Code
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