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Pain Management Coding Alert


Discover Wider Options for Neck Sprain and Strain Coding

You won’t rely on a single catch-all diagnosis after Oct. 1. Neck sprains and strains can be common complaints among your patients. While you’re still coding with ICD-9, neck sprain and strain share a common code: 847.0 (Neck sprain) under category 847 (Sprains and strains of other and unspecified parts of back). However, this will change with the advent of [...]

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