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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert


Ankylosing Spondylitis Coding Options Explode Under ICD-10

Providers will need to document spinal area for success. Patients diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (720.0) might come to your facility for treatment by a pain management specialist, orthopaedist, neurologist, or other providers. When you encounter the condition, it’s important to know anatomic details in order to choose the correct diagnosis.  Refresher: Ankylosing spondylitis is an arthritic disorder of the spine. [...]

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