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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:
Stay Calm, Follow 3 Steps for Coding Cranial Nerve Neoplasms

Remember, not all cranial nerves have their own ICD-10s. Choosing a diagnosis code for a patient with a malignant cranial nerve neoplasm can be … well, nerve-wracking. Why? Rules governing ICD-10 coding for this condition vary. There isn’t a single rule to follow for selecting malignant cranial neoplasm diagnoses. Further there are 12 cranial nerves, and there isn’t a corresponding [...]