Breast Mass

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suebreSPH
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Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:01 am

With the new breast mass codes identifying laterality as well as quadrant, I'm curious to know how others are coding masses that are documented with the 3,6,9,12 clock positions. Are you coding to upper AND lower quadrant for the one mass, unspecified, or have facility specific guidelines? There is a Coding Clinic, Fourth Quarter 2017 that discusses clock positions, but doesn't address the overlapping sites.
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