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Hematology/ Oncology Diagnosis ICD9 codes

  1. Default Hematology/ Oncology Diagnosis ICD9 codes
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    Good morning all from sunny Southern California!
    I could really use some help with the correct ICD9 codes to use for the following scenarios:
    1. Pt with a Hx of CLL x 12 years, stage 0. Stable, Only being followed by Hme/Onc q 6 months to monitor and perform LAB. Should the diagnosis code be the V code (v10.6 series) as no treatment is bing rendered- or is the fact that the MD documented Monittor and stable- sufficicent to use the 20410 diagnosis code.
    2nd ques: Again, if Hem/Onc documents only CA Prostate and there is no mention of any treatemnt, and no hormonal therapy being received, is the V Code the correct code vs the 185. Lastly- what is the offical gudiline reference for your responses to this.
    Thank you all very much !

  2. Default Cancer -- current vs history
    Remember, the guidelines state that if there is no treatment, there is no cancer.

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    I know this was posted SO long ago...but just looking at Oncology stuff on here....wouldn't it be 204.11? Not history of, but the CLL remission code instead, right?

    Amanda, CPC
    Urology coder

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