AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

In the Radiation Therapy Section, at code table D0Y, Other Radiation of Central and Peripheral Nervous System, the modality qualifier C Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, has been added as noted below. The change will enable the capture of intraoperatively administered radiation for targeted therapy of intracranial tumors or tumor beds. There are already a number of codes for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) in other body parts, but there were none for the Central and Peripheral Nervous System. Treatment Site Modality Qualifier Isotope Qualifier 0 Brain 1 Brain Stem 6 Spinal Cord 7 Peripheral Nerve C Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) Z...

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