ICD-10: Z13.83. Short Description: Encounter for screening for respiratory disorder NEC. Long Description: Encounter for screening for respiratory disorder NEC. This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z13.83.What are the guidelines for lung cancer screening?
Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines. People between the ages of 55 and 80 with no history of cancer or who have been cancer free for five years* and who have smoked at least one pack of cigarettes per day for 30 years (a marker referred to as 30 pack years) should be screened with low-dose helical CT of the chest.Are Cancer Registrars ready for ICD-10?
Currently, there is no requirement for ICD-10-PCS training. Cancer registrars who don't maintain AHIMA credentials don't need ICD-10-specific credit hours, but it is strongly recommended that they familiarize themselves with the code set. Unfortunately, medical coder classes likely are more in-depth than what's necessary for registrars.What is the ICD 10 code for history of lung cancer?
Personal history of other malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung. Z85.118 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Z85.118 became effective on October 1, 2018.