Shoulder Surgery : Coding and Billing

Diagnostic specificity: In the current value-based reimbursement system, specificity of the diagnosis is vital. In ICD-10, diagnostic codes require anatomical specificity and laterality as to the area on the body such as: left, right, bilateral. In addition, the 7th digit should be added to the ICD-10 code, as follows: A – Initial encounter, D – … Continue reading Shoulder Surgery : Coding and Billing