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Orthopedic Coding Alert

ICD-10: Your Stiffness in Joint NEC Options Expand After October 1

- Published on Mon, Aug 17, 2015
Don’t miss this Excludes1 note underneath M25.6. If you’re used to reporting 719.5x right now, then you should know that your stiffness in joint NEC codes explode after October 1. ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you should report these codes with: 719.50, Stiffness of joint not elsewhere classified involving unspecified site 719.51, Stiffness of joint not elsewhere classified involving shoulder region 719.52, [...]

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