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Orthopedic Coding Alert


Simplify Hundreds of Salter-Harris Fracture Diagnosis Code Changes

Pay particular attention to your sixth, seventh characters. If you look at the raw data of ICD-10 code revisions, you’ll see hundreds of Salter-Harris fracture diagnosis codes listed. We’ve broken down this data into easy-to-understand groupings so that you’ll be ready for October 1, 2016. First, Define Physeal Fractures Children’s fractures can be more difficult to describe accurately because of [...]