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ICD 10 Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:

Apply These Diagnostic Codes After Treatment

Question: For how long after treatment can we use the cancer diagnosis code C56.9 for a patient of ovarian cancer who has completed treatment? Arkansas Subscriber Answer: You should consider two options: Code for primary malignancy Code for personal history of malignancy Confirm with your physician to determine if the cancer being treated is active or whether treatment has been [...]