What is the code for hemorrhage occurred in the surgical bed (deeper than the skin and subcutaneous tissue) of a total thyroidectomy?
According to Coding Clinic response, assign code E89.810 Postprocedural hemorrhage of an endocrine system organ or structure following an endocrine system procedure.
Irene Fung, RN, CCS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer
Clinical Documentation Coding Integrity
Boston Medical Center