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Nancy Posted 7 Year(s) ago

Hi! When I am coding for our hospitalists and they state "right lung mass" (based on a chest x-ray) should we use neoplasm, uncertain behavior 239.1??

The doctors seem to keep using 786.6 - swelling, mass or lump in chest.

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

SuperCoder Posted 7 Year(s) ago

786.6 is appropriate.

Posted by Nancy, 7 Year(s). There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.

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