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Medications Used for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer - May 2012

May 2012, Vol 2, No 3

The following sections will assist healthcare professionals and payers by providing appropriate coding and billing information associated with the management of colorectal cancer.

The following sections include:

  • Associated ICD-9-CM codes used for the classification of colorectal cancer
  • Drugs that have been FDA-approved in the treatment of colorectal cancer
  • Drugs that are Compendia listed for off-label use for colorectal cancer based on clinical studies that suggest beneficial use in some cases. Please note: if a check mark appears in the FDA column it will NOT appear in the Compendia off-label use column
  • Corresponding HCPCS/CPT® codes and code descriptions