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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:

Correctly Code These Unindexable Spinal Diseases

Follow these rules when the ICD-10 index fails you. The implementation of ICD-10, while stressful at the time, was an important step in giving coders the opportunity to apply diagnosis codes to diseases and symptoms that were previously unindexable with ICD-9. However, after a couple years of implementation, it’s clear that ICD-10 still leaves much to be desired — specifically [...]