AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: DX Coding Help Please - Dysplastic Nevus

  1. #1

    Default DX Coding Help Please - Dysplastic Nevus

    AAPC: Back to School
    HI everyone! How would I code a Dysplastic Nevus of the
    back? ?238.2 (Uncertain behavior), ?239.2(Bone,softtissue, skin) or 709.9Unspecified disorder of skin and subcu.tissue TIA for any help
    Debbie, CPC

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    you do not use a 238.x code without pathology. I like the 709.8.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

Similar Threads

  1. ICD 10 Dysplastic nevus
    By Blakebryan1 in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-08-2015, 12:04 PM
  2. dysplastic nevus excision
    By JesseL in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 01-20-2015, 09:53 AM
  3. excisions of dysplastic nevus
    By KELLI in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-14-2010, 02:50 PM
  4. Dysplastic Nevus DX Help
    By Amanda Victoria Lewis in forum Family Practice
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-18-2010, 02:29 PM
  5. Help with Coding Dysplastic Atypical Nevus
    By Hopp in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-30-2009, 03:28 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.