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  1. Smile Neoplasm
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    I need help or clarifiaction on Neoplasm...

    If a patient is receiving IMRT ( Intensity Modulated Treatment Delivery) 77418 for secondary lung maligant.... On the Dictation for the Diagnosis it states: Metastatic colon carcinoma to the lung.....

    Would I code 197.0( secondary lung maligant) and 153.9(colon cancer).......

    Or Would I just code 197.0 because the IMRT is for secondary lung cancer....

    Please help!!!!!!!!!


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    I think I have read somewhere that you would only need to code the 197.0 since that is what the treatment is being directed at.

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    You can code only the 197.0(secondary lung maligant),related to the procedure and dont confuse about the Dictation.

    Nalini CPC

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