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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Neurology & Pain Management:

Neck Pain Will Have an Easy Code Switch in ICD-10

Descriptor won’t even change from 723.1 to M54.2. Chronic neck pain is one of the most common complaints among patients who see a pain management specialist, and a simple one to code from a diagnosis standpoint. You report 723.1 (Cervicalgia). Your choice will remain simple in ICD-10, when you’ll make an easy switch to M54.2 (Cervicalgia). Diagnosis M54.2 falls under [...]

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