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Tumor Tip of the Week- Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP) surgery code

Scenario: 2022 This patient came to our facility with a history of LUTS/BPH. The patient was evaluated during a clinical consultation and had elected to

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 21 June

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Tumor Tip of the Week- ACCUBOOST

*Note there are different coding instructions in Version 4.0 CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment in the STORE opposed to earlier version 3.0 regarding

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 14 June

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Testis SSDI’s

Scenario: 3/25/2022 Presented to ER w/ scrotal pain swelling. A scrotal U/S identifies 0.6cm area in the left testicle suspicious for neoplasm. No CT or

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 01 June

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Tumor Tip of the Week- Testis Stage

Scenario: 3/25/2022 Presented to ER w/ scrotal pain swelling. A scrotal U/S identifies 0.6cm area in the left testicle suspicious for neoplasm. No CT or

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 30 May

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Bladder Histology revised for 2022

Scenario:  2022 TURB [my registry software has also had the 2022 upgrade applied] Question: How would you code histology? 8120/2 Urothelial carcinoma in situ 8130/2

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 24 May

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Tumor Tip of the week-Date of First Contact-CoC Facility

Scenario 1: Class of Case 22 01-01-2022 St Elsewhere- Patient diagnosed with lung cancer on CT scan 1.1 cm nodule RUL, no adenopathy 02-01-2022 My

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 09 May

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