tci General Surgery Coding Alert - 2014 Issue 9

ICD-10: 174.8 Yields More Specific Crosswalks

Change how you report ectopic sites. Other specified sites” won’t be a choice for reporting breast cancer lesions once ICD-10 goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2015.   In fact, you can expect 174.8 (Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of female breast) to crosswalk to the following three codes under ICD-10: C50.819 — Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of unspecified female breast C50.811 — Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of right female breast C50.812 — Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of left female breast. Observe right/left: The most obvious change you’ll notice...

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