Don't have a TCI SuperCoder account yet? Become a Member >>

Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

Reader Question:

Code Stitching Spine Using Scoliosis Series

Question: Is there a code I should use to report a “stitching spine” series for examination of scoliosis? Oregon Subscriber Answer: While the term “stitching spine” may be unfamiliar to you, the process of obtaining multiple X-ray images for a scoliosis study is probably not. The only difference between examining each X-ray view individually and the stitching spine series is [...]