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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Anatomy:

Straighten Out Your Spinal Coding With These Pointers

Remember the difference between vertebral segment, interspace. During her HEALTHCON 2020 presentation “Spinal Surgery Update 2020,” Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPC-I, CPMA, COSC, breaks down the basics of spinal anatomy coding, lending some context to the sometimes confusing terms that characterize this tricky part of the body. Read on for a primer on the basics of all things spinal. [...]