AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2009 Issue 4; VOLUMES 1 & 2 NEW/REVISED CODES

Secondary Neuroendocrine Tumor

Effective October 1, 2009, a new subcategory has been added to uniquely identify secondary neuroendocrine tumors (209.7). The new revision expands on last year's changes to the Neoplasm chapter to identify neuroendocrine tumors. Please see Coding Clinic, Fourth Quarter 2008, pages 85-90, for additional information on these tumors. New subcategory 209.7 Secondary neuroendocrine tumors Secondary carcinoid tumors New code 209.70 Secondary neuroendocrine tumor, unspecified site New code 209.71 Secondary neuroendocrine tumor of distant lymph nodes Mesentery metastasis of neuroendocrine tumor New code 209.72 Secondary neuroendocrine tumor of liver New code 209.73 Secondary neuroendocrine...

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