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Orthopedic Coding Alert


Revise Codes To Rejuvenate your Coding For Common Intervertebal Disorders

Regions guide your coding for disc displacement, degeneration, disorders with myelopathy, and Schmorl’s nodes. When you transition to ICD-10, you will adopt more specific codes for intervertebral disc disorders. This is because there will be new codes for disorders at junction of two regions, for example, the cervicothoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral regions. Check out what ICD-10 has in store. Check [...]