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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Kyphosis Will Bring Simple Diagnosis Shifts in October

Tip: Be specific about the cause and type of kyphosis. Kyphosis (also known as roundback or Kelso’s hunchback) is a condition of excessive forward curvature of the spine, typically in the thoracic segments. This causes the back to develop bowing, which leads to the patient having a slouching posture. ICD-10 Options Will Be Similar to ICD-9 When ICD-10 goes into [...]


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