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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert


Check Out This Colon Polyp Coding Update

Document site to choose the proper code.
You’ve read about ICD-10 coding for benign colon polyps in these pages before (Pathology/Lab Coding Alert Vol. 15, No. 11, “Answer ‘Where?’ for Adenomatous Colon Polyps”), but what about cancerous polyps?  Here’s a brief primer for how to use ICD-10 to report polyps of malignant or uncertain behavior when you find them [...]