Check Your 58/78 Knowledge With These Scenario Answers

April 2012
General Surgery Coding Alert;Apr2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, pp27
The article discusses the solutions provided for scenarios that demonstrate the costs and savings of the selected medical coding for surgeons. It provides information on options and considerations for coding partial mastectomy after biopsy and breast biopsy complication. It says that the correct code for the diagnosis of fibroadenoma is 217, while the diagnosis code for infiltrating ductal carcinoma is 174.2.


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