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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

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Confirm Chemotherapy in High-Risk Medication

Question: Our physician is treating a pregnant woman with chemotherapy. This is clearly use of a high-risk medication. Is there a potential ICD-10-CM code for high-risk medication during pregnancy? Massachusetts Subscriber Answer: You need to check the clinical record for the details of chemotherapy used in the pregnant patient. This will allow you to pick up a Z code to indicate the [...]

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