This module provides an overview of Chapter 2 of ICD-10-CM, which focuses on abnormal growths of cells manifesting as cancer as well as benign neoplasms and those of uncertain behavior. This module includes information on neoplasm behaviors along with their most common primary types and location.


•Differentiate between neoplasm topography and morphology.
•Identify the behavioral groups for coding of neoplasms.
•Identify characteristics of malignant neoplasms.
•Select codes for neoplasms that overlap two or more sites.
•Select the principal diagnosis for neoplastic-related conditions and complications.
•Distinguish between current malignancy and history of malignancy.
•Determine when to use Z codes for encounters for neoplastic therapy.
•Identify situations in which codes for neoplasm aftercare and follow-up would be used.
•Assign codes for primary malignancies and metastatic sites.
•Sequence codes for malignant neoplasms.

CE Credits

This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Technical Requirments

Recommended operating systems:
Window 7 or higher
Mac OS 10.7 or higher

Supported Browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or greater
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater
Google Chrome 2.0 or greater
Apple Safari 2.0 or greater

DSL or better
Recommended internet connection speed 500 or higher kbps

Additional Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Current version of Java

Sound: (all modules are fully narrated)
Computer speakers or headset

Printer access to print CEU certifications


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