Search results for “lung cancer”. Diagnosis Code C34 Neoplasms / Malignant neoplasms of respiratory and intrathoracic organs / Malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung.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.How do you code metastatic lung cancer?
Carcinoma in situ of the lung is classified to code 231.2. Nonmalignant neoplasms of the lung are classified to code 212.3 for benign, 235.7 for uncertain behavior, and 239.1 for unspecified nature. If the lung cancer is considered a metastatic site—the cancer spread from another organ to the lung—code 197.0 is assigned.What is the ICD 10 code for history of pulmonary fibrosis?
Pulmonary fibrosis, unspecified. J84.10 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.