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Homework Help: medical billing and coding

Posted by emtswife on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 2:57pm.

This 35-year-old female patient has carcinoma of the upper-outer left breast. She had a lumpectomy performed and a sentinel lymph node biopsy of the axillary lymph node. The pathology report for the lymph node states no pathological change. What codes are assigned in this case?
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code(s) with POA Indicator: 233.0-Y
ICD 9-CM Procedure code(s): 85.21 G8878
ICD 10-CM Code(s): C50.412
ICD 10-PCS Code(s): 07B43ZZ
ICD 10-PCS Note: Assign only the procedure codes for the lumpectomy and excision of left axillary lymph node for biopsy.

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