Just Coding: Excise tumor coding concerns
During the most recent AAPC National Conference, AAPC Physician Services Regional Director Betty Johnson, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCS, CPC-H, RMC, CCP, CIC, CPCD and AAPC ICD-10 trainer Susan Ward, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CEMC, CPCD, CPRC presented “Lesions and Masses and Tumors, Oh My!” to attendees. Just Coding was on-hand for the presentation and recently wrote an article highlighting the presentation.
“When coding for a neoplams, your first stop might be the neoplasm table in the ICD-9-CM Manual. Unfortunately, you can’t find everything in the there, says Ward … You may need to do some more digging.”
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