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Orthopedic Coding Alert


Examine How ICD-10 Shakes Up Your Shoulder Lesion Diagnoses in 2015

Find out how 726.xx expands into numerous options with different lingo. Shoulder lesions mean that the patient presents with diseased or damaged tissue in the shoulder. To report the correct code, you should specify which shoulder the lesion is occurring in and the type of lesion it is. ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you would reflect shoulder lesions with the following codes: [...]