Kelly Posted Mon 24th of September, 2012 19:51:51 PM
Would you code this as 199.1 and 197.8 since the provider does not specify a primary malignancy, or would you just code 157.4?
Metastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas (islet cell tumor)
SuperCoder Answered Mon 24th of September, 2012 19:56:14 PM
Tricky but still I will go with the first option because of metastatic nature of carcinoma.