Icd 9 code for status post thyroidectomy?
The ICD-9 code for status post thyroidectomy depends on a number of factors including if the patient has cancer or just nodules. For hypothyroidism, post-surgery, the code is 244.0.
ICD means International Statistical Classifications of Diseases. The codes are given to every diagnosis, description of symptoms and cause of death attributed to human beings. Therefore, they describe a condition and not an appointment where the doctor may designate his findings by way of an ICD code.