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Old 02-20-2009, 10:33 AM
codecrazy codecrazy is offline
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Default right hilar mass

My pulmonary doctor gave this as his DX how do I code it?
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Old 02-20-2009, 01:35 PM
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Default Hilar mass

Go to the Neoplasm section in ICD-9 in volume 2. I think you will find it there. Hope this helps.
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Old 02-20-2009, 03:16 PM
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Default hilar mass

I think I would code 786.6 until you get more information.
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