Ok, it’s been a few days since the facebook poll, and many of you said you wanted to do a weekly coding challenge! Here is the first one. Please code the CPT and ICD-10-CM code for this report. I will post the answer on Wednesday, August 8th. Also, just so everyone is aware, this is HIPAA compliant. This is not a “real” report and does not contain PHI or identifying info.
Ordered by Dr. Jones
US Soft tissue had and neck
Neck lump x 3 weeks
Multiplanar grayscale ultrasound of the thyroid
Right lobe is 4.4 x 1.2×1.4 cm with a 1.5 mm nodule
Left lobe is 4.3x 1.1 x 1.2 cm with a 1.2 mm nodule
Isthmus is 2mm in thickness without a nodule
Normal homogeneous echo density and normal vascularity of the thyroid is present
Stable exam showing normal size thyroid glad with normal vascularity with 2 small nodules.
Signed Dr Smith 7/31/18
Ok everyone, this post has been updated with the answers! See the link below! Who got it right? Questions? Comments? Please feel free to write something in the comment section!