AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Neuroendocrine Tumor of Colon with Liver Metastasis
A patient is admitted with a neuroendocrine tumor of the colon with metastatic disease to the liver. What is the appropriate code assignment for a neuroendocrine tumor of the colon with liver metastasis? Is a carcinoid tumor the same as a neuroendocrine tumor? Should the coding professional assign a code for malignant neuroendocrine tumor since the tumor has metastasized from the colon to the liver? ...
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