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Pain Management Coding Alert


Report Cauda Equina Syndrome With G83.4, Starting in October

You won’t need to specify the presence of neurogenic bladder. Cauda equine syndrome is a relatively rare condition, which means you might not see a diagnosis for it very often. When your physician does treat these patients, you currently report diagnosis 344.60 (Cauda equina syndrome without neurogenic bladder) or 344.61 (Cauda equina syndrome with neurogenic bladder) from ICD-9. Coding notes [...]

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