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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM Update:
New in ICD-10-CM: Look For Not One But Many Changes

Proposed changes add new gastrointestinal stromal tumor and encounter codes. In the previous issue of Oncology Coding Alert, you had a chance to peek into the extensive changes proposed for diagnosis codes for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Added to the constellation of proposed additions and updates are codes for hepatitis carriers, encounter codes, prostatic dysplasia, and gastrointestinal stromal and caricinoid tumors. Here [...]