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Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Watch for Cervical Conditions That May Not Offer One-To-One ICD-10 Match

The initial code you find might not be the best cross-over. When your pain management specialist treats a patient with cervical spondylosis or other conditions, you may or may not find correlating codes in ICD-10.  Case in point: For ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament in the cervical region, you currently report code 723.7 (Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament in cervical [...]

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