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Orthopedic Coding Alert

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

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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