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Resolved S/p Sx for bone lesion


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looking for the aftercare ICD code:

patient is s/p cemented long stern HHA for bone lesion.

would you use Z48.89 or Z47.89?
Z48.89 - Encounter for other specified surgical aftercare
Aftercare visit codes cover situations when the initial treatment of a disease or injury, but are now receiving aftercare or prophylactic care, or care to consolidate treatment, or to deal with a residual state resulting from the surgery.

Specify the location of the surgery.
Coding Note: For neoplasm surgery, it is necessary to code the type of neoplasm.

Z47.89 - Encounter for other orthopedic aftercare

If it was surgery I would go with the Z48.89