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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

ICD-10-CM Update:
Mark Changes for Coding Neoplasms, Metabolic Disorders, and More

Turn to op report for tumor site. As a pathology or lab coder, maybe you’ve sometimes wished for a different or more-specific diagnosis code to report a condition. Starting this fall, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) delivers. The 2019 ICD-10-CM (clinical modification), which is effective Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30, 2019, implements about 320 new and 170 [...]