Orthopedic Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding: Look to these Rib Fracture Dx Codes for Open/Closed Fixes

- Published on Wed, Apr 04, 2018
Remember the S22.--- codes for breaks. Orthopedic practices that treat patients for rib fractures will want to take heed to these diagnosis coding tips. Why? Your diagnosis coding needs to be spot-on to ensure optimal care for your patients suffering from rib fractures. Specifically, diagnosis codes for single-rib fractures just won’t cut it on claims for patients with multiple breaks. [...]

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