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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Orthopedics:
Report Non-traumatic Rotator Cuff Tears With Confidence

Laterality guides your choice for partial and complete tears. When you report non-traumatic rotator cuff tears in 2014, you need to answer two specific questions: Which shoulder was involved? Was the tear partial or complete? Examine What Muscles Constitute the Rotator Cuff The rotator cuff, formed by 4 muscles (Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis), helps to stabilize the shoulder. [...]

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