ICD 10 Coding Alert

Orthopedics:
Reflect Flat Foot With One of Three Specific Diagnoses

Don’t miss these Excludes1 and Excludes2 notes. When a patient suffers from flat foot (also called pes planus or colloquially known as fallen arches), this means that the arch, or medial border, of his foot collapses, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground. In ICD-10-CM, you should report this condition with [...]