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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

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Manage Multiple Diagnoses

Question: We saw a patient who ended up having more than 12 diagnoses. Is there a way to report them all on a claim? The clearinghouse we use splits claims with multiple diagnoses and often duplicates procedure and office codes, which causes issues with payers. Tennessee Subscriber Answer: CMS modified form 1500 to support up to 12 diagnosis codes per [...]