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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert


3 Tips Transform Thyroid Nodule Fine Needle Claims Into Successful Submissions

Check for biopsy, append appropriate modifiers, and count units. Tally how many lesions are being aspirated to maximize your units. A final needle aspiration (FNA) claim code lands on your desk, and you’re already turning to codes 10021 (Fine needle aspiration; without imaging guidance) or 10022 (Fine needle aspiration; with imaging guidance). However, your coding expertise shouldn’t stop there. You [...]