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Orthopedic Coding Alert

ICD-10: Don't Wrestle With Which Wrist Sprain to Report in 2015


- Published on Tue, Aug 05, 2014
Tip: You’ll need to specify the joint and the side. When a patient presents with a sprain of the wrist, this means the patient presents with an injury to the ligaments of the wrist.  Currently, you have these ICD-9 options: 842.00, Sprain of unspecified site of wrist 842.01, Sprain of carpal (joint) of wrist 842.02, Sprain of radiocarpal (joint)(ligament) of [...]


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