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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Musculoskeletal System Coding:

Decide Displacement, Degeneration for Definitive Disc Disorder Documentation

And add anatomical location for greater accuracy. Even though there are only two main ICD-10 categories for spinal disc disorders, the sheer number of choices they can create make them excellent for pinpointing specific diagnoses but tricky for coders. The two categories - M50.0 (Cervical disc disorder with myelopathy) and M51 (Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders) - encompass [...]

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