Pain Management Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Check Trauma Status on Cuff Tear

Question: The provider performs a level-three evaluation and management (E/M) service for an established patient with a torn rotator cuff. What is the correct ICD-10 code for a torn rotator cuff?
Ohio Subscriber Answer: You’ll need to know whether the tear was nontraumatic or traumatic before you can add the correct ICD-10 code to your 99213 (Office or other [...]