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Orthopedic Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Here's How Your Neuritis, Radiculitis Codes Will Change As Of Oct. 1

If the patient condition includes radiculopathy, do this.  Neuritis means a nerve inflammation or general inflammation of the peripheral nervous system, while radiculitis means the patient has pain radiating along the nerve paths due to inflammation of the spinal nerve roots.  Similarly, when a patient as radiculopathy of the spine, this means that one or more of her nerves do [...]