ICD10-CM Documentation and Coding Series: Navigating Neoplasms


Knowledge of official ICD-10-CM guidelines is important for healthcare professionals when diagnosing and coding for neoplasms. Knowing the codes for different neoplasms enables healthcare providers to document a patient’s diagnosis and treatment. This information is then used for billing and reimbursement purposes, as well as for research and epidemiological studies.

This webinar discusses the important documentation and guidelines needed:

  • Identify the primary and secondary site guidelines
  • Coding based on the reason for admission or treatment
  • Types of Neoplasms and Morphology
  • How to interpret the pathology report
  • Understand disease progression for various organs
  • Common tests performed to diagnose patients
  • Clinical Indicators and CDI


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