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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Orthopedics:
Here's How to Capture Carpal Tunnel Coding With Your New Diagnosis System

Don’t miss this Excludes1 note under the G56 category.
When your orthopedist treats carpal tunnel syndrome, you now have several diagnosis options, based on the patient’s situation. Take a quick glance at how these diagnosis codes transitioned under ICD-10 back in October 2015. When a patient suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), she has a compression neuropathy. This can [...]



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