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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Underlying Condition Will Be Key to Choosing Pathological Fracture Diagnosis

This common diagnosis supporting vertebroplasty will become more inclusive. When your pain management specialist performs vertebroplasty, you have three possible CPT® procedure codes to consider, based on the spinal area and number of vertebral bodies treated: 22523 – Percutaneous vertebral augmentation, including cavity creation (fracture reduction and bone biopsy included when performed) using mechanical device, 1 vertebral body, unilateral or [...]