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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Neurology & Pain Management:
Pick Apart the Long Descriptor to Successfully Report Whiplash

Remember to include the seventh character for even more specificity. Whiplash can be a fairly common condition for pain management specialists to treat. The current ICD-9 structure offers multiple diagnosis options, and ICD-10 will introduce even more in October. Start by pinpointing the affected area of the spine, and you’ll be on your way to pain-free reporting. Check the Basics [...]

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