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ICD-10: Order HER2/neu For Breast Cancer With This Code

- Published on Wed, Aug 06, 2014
Learn crosswalk from ICD-9. Sometimes your pathologist gets a request for HER2/neu immunohistochemistry for a patient before a breast cancer diagnosis is firm. That’s when clinicians typically pull out a “V” code to explain the reason for the test. Use “Other” not “Unspecified” Your pathologist might see an order for a HER2/neu test, such as 88360 (Morphometric analysis, tumor immunohistochemistry [...]

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