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Don't Forget Additional Codes When Reporting Lynch Syndrome Diagnosis

Question: I am looking for the diagnosis code for ‘Lynch Syndrome”, also known as ‘Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer’. I have looked this up in every possible way I can think of and can’t come up with the code. What is this condition, and what should I report? Nevada Subscriber Answer: Lynch Syndrome, also called hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is an inherited [...]