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Urology Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Every Detail Counts When Reporting Bladder Neoplasms

Location is your key concern when narrowing the choices. When coding for a patient who has been diagnosed with malignant neoplasm of the bladder, the urologist must document specific locations of the tumor(s) before you can select the correct ICD-10 code.  Here’s why: ICD-10 includes numerous diagnoses for malignant neoplasm of bladder, and they’re all based on pinpointing the site [...]