Billable Medical Code for Special Screening for Malignant Neoplasms of Colon
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V76.51
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V76.51.
The Short Description Is: Screen malig neop-colon.
Screening for colon cancer is also known as screening for colon cancer and screening for colon cancer done. This excludes rectum (V76.41). This applies to screening colonoscopy NOS.
Screening For Colon Cancer Definition
Screening for colon cancer can be done many different ways. The most common ways are stool sample tests, a colonoscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. All over the mentioned tests are used to screen for colon cancer and colon polyps or tumors.