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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Coding strategy: 5 Tips To Clean Up Your Cavity Chemo Coding

- Published on Wed, Mar 08, 2017
Locate the cavity and ignore time of infusion. Chemotherapy procedures are routine in any oncology practice. Coding for chemotherapy is not limited to IV chemotherapy. You have discrete codes for chemotherapy that your physician administers into cavities. If you apply all rules for IV chemotherapy to intracavity chemotherapy you will run into trouble. The two are absolutely distinct sites and [...]

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