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Found this: To code Lynch Syndrome, you should report V84.09 (Genetic susceptibility to other malignant neoplasm). Lynch Syndrome, also called h... [ Read More ]
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Thank you for your recommendation! This is helpful, however I am still unsure how to get the EGD covered as you cannot do that for a screening. Ano... [ Read More ]
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In my opinion, if the patient has no active disease or malignancy requiring treatment or surveillance but only a genetic susceptibility, this would be ... [ Read More ]
Found this: To code Lynch Syndrome, you should report V84.09 (Genetic susceptibility to other malignant neoplasm). Lynch Syndrome, also called hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is an... [ Read More ]
I have the guidelines from the ICD-10, however I don't have another dx of either #1 or #3. I'm getting a claim edit preventing the claim to go.
1st - first-listed code should be a code from categor... [ Read More ]
Here is what the guidelines state:
Genetic susceptibility status
Genetic susceptibility indicates that a person has a gene that increases the risk of that person developing the disease.
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Help... I am looking for a way to bill V84.01 (Genetic susceptibility to malignant neoplasm of breast) as a primary code when it is the only diagnosis given. There is no official dx of breast cancer. ... [ Read More ]
I agree. I use all of the above 26 and V84 codes. I have a question, if a physician sends to my lab personal and family history, but does not mark off the icd9 codes, can I code them to ... [ Read More ]
We are having trouble having a claim accepted (private insurance) for a patient who had both breasts and both ovaries/tubes removed due to a family history of breast and ovarian cancer, and she is BRC... [ Read More ]
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