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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Fracture Coding:

Take 2 Steps to Pinpoint Best Vertebral Fracture Options Under ICD-10

Tip: Confirm underlying disease and site before you pick up the right code. Orthopedics is one specialty that will experience tremendous change under ICD-10, especially in how you identify types of fractures. Simplify your future code choice for pathological fracture of vertebrae by knowing what to look for in the operative note. FYI: Vertebral fractures are nearly twice as common [...]