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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Estrogen Receptor Status:

3 Questions Clarify When You Should Use Z17.0 for Current Breast Cancer

Learn which code to add for patients on tamoxifen therapy. Skipping secondary ICD-10-CM codes can be tempting, but properly reporting estrogen receptor status is a quick way to add support to a breast cancer patients’ claims. Shore up Z17.- coding skills with the answers to three key questions. Important:  These questions and answers relate to patients being treated for breast [...]