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Pain Management Coding Alert


Follow These Steps to Master Cranial Nerve Neoplasm Coding

Here’s why you can’t always rely on nerve-specific ICD-10s. Choosing a diagnosis code for a patient with a malignant cranial nerve neoplasm can be … well, nerve-wracking. Why? Rules governing ICD-10 coding for this condition vary. There isn’t a single rule to follow for selecting malignant cranial neoplasm diagnoses. Further there are 12 cranial nerves, and there isn’t a corresponding [...]