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Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016

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Master the Ins And Outs of ICD-10 Orthopedic Coding

While a few providers manage to successfully wade through ICD-10 for orthopedics, many face a whopping 25 to 35 percent drop in productivity. ICD-10 can impact documentation requirements, denied claims, and partial payments. CMS agreed to omit some ICD-10 errors during the transition period, but they may still target your claims for review. You also need to prepare for widespread OIG audits, so don’t table your audit readiness efforts.

A One-Stop Solution for Orthopedic ICD-10 Coding Guidance

Learn the code options and specificity to stop claim denials, including ICD-10 coding for rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and joint stiffness. The newly-updated and expanded Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016 walks you through the latest hot topics for coding pathological fractures, spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, and neck pain, plus coding according to the Gustilo classification, and much more.

The Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016 is jam-packed with over 75 articles, readers’ questions, and tools to keep you up to speed on orthopedic coding, including a chart for rib fracture coding and ICD-10 memorization checklist. Want to nail down NEC and NOS in ICD-10? Zip through external cause coding? Want the lowdown on ICD-10 codes on workers’ comp claims? Find all of the answers in the Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016.

Take a peek at more of the expert guidance you’ll find in the Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016:

  • 5 tips establish how you should report late effects (sequela).
  • Here are your 7th character possibilities for fracture codes.
  • Making this “true crosswalk” assumption could cost you time and money.
  • Check out these recurrent shoulder dislocation codes.
  • Don't wrestle with which wrist sprain to report.
  • Focus on laterality for these sciatica equivalents.
  • Rejuvenate your coding for common intervertebral disorders.
  • Fractures: 2 scenarios untangle your pathologic/traumatic fracture code diagnoses.
  • Report osteoarthrosis based on 3 criteria.
  • Pinpoint your rib icd-10-cm fracture code using this chart.
  • Report nontraumatic rotator cuff tears with confidence.
  • Get specific for digits in closed fracture of hand phalanges.
  • Specificity counts with muscle and connective tissue disorders.
  • Osteoarthritis will require heightened documentation.
  • Secondary diagnoses: discover wider options for sprain and strain coding.
  • Formalize how you assign diagnosis codes for falls.


Don’t miss out on this essential Orthopedic ICD-10 coding book. Call 1-800-508-2582 today to get your copy of the Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2016.

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