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Radiology Coding Alert


Laterality Governs Your Choices For Carotid Artery Stenosis

Target specific codes for thrombosis and embolism when reporting cerebral infarction. When your radiologist performs angiography, catheterization, or stent procedures in the carotid artery for conditions such as stenosis, you’ll need more information to accurately report the condition under ICD-10. You should be ready to implement these changes when ICD-10 goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2015. ICD-9 codes: ICD-9 [...]

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