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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM Update:
Diagnosis Coding: Do Not Default For These 3 Common Central Benign Tumors

Pituitary, pineal, and carotid body tumors have individual discrete codes. The most common central benign tumors include pineal gland tumors, benign pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, and carotid body tumors. With individual codes for each of these, you should not face a challenge in reporting this diagnosis. Here is a quick recap of easy coding for these common tumors. Distinguish Pituitary Tumor [...]