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Coding SLL/CLL

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    Question Coding SLL/CLL
    Medical Coding Books
    I have a question about coding chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (202.8x) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (204.10). There are times when a patient has lymphoma and developes the leukemic counterpart of the disease. Would it be appropriate to use the above 2 codes to describe both or is there a code for the combination of both?
    Thanks for any suggestions.

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    Nashville, TN
    I use both.
    Len Hales, RN, BSN, CPC

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    I agree with coding both.

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    Bettendorf, Iowa
    I agree with coding both too
    Ruth Long CPC,CHONC

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    Amanda, CPC
    Urology coder

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