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Otolaryngology Coding Alert


Otosclerosis Code Assignment Gets More Detailed With ICD-10

You’ll need better documentation of anatomic location to choose the correct diagnosis. Otosclerosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal, sponge-like bone growth in the middle ear that causes hearing loss. Your current diagnosis code choices are based on a few details regarding where the growth is found, but ICD-10 will bring many more options in October 2014. ICD-9 Coding [...]

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