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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Neurosurgery:
Name And Number Are Key To Coding For Cranial Nerve Neoplasms

You will find specific codes for only the olfactory, optic, and acoustic cranial nerves. You won’t find one single rule to coding for malignant neoplasms in cranial nerves. The reason is that for 12 cranial nerves, you don’t have a corresponding code for each nerve — nor do you have a code encompassing all of them. When you submit claims [...]