Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2017

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Brace yourself for thousands of ICD-10 orthopedics additions and revisions!

There's no time to relax! About half of the new and revised codes relate to fractures, so orthopedists and coders have plenty of work ahead to master these changes.

Don't overlook these changes effective October 1.

  • ICD-10-CM: 1974 new codes and 425 revisions
  • ICD-10-PCS: 3827 new  and 491 revisions, resulting in 75,625 valid codes
  • Multiple additions and revisions to the ICD-10 Official Guidelines
  • Grace period for coding in the right "code family" ends October 1

Gear up for your 2017 ICD-10 orthopedics coding with these great features in the Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2017:

  • ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS Update highlights
  • Plain English interpretations of orthopedics-related guidelines:
    • 2017 Guidelines for Assigning Orthopedics Codes
    • 2017 Guidelines for Assigning Codes for Injury, Poisoning and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes
  • Highlights of important new orthopedic codes and revisions
  • 2017 ICD-10-PCS and ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines

Avert disaster: Avoid denials. Reel in the essential information you need to maintain your PCS orthopedic procedure and diagnosis coding expertise with our expanded Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2017.  

  • Simplify hundreds of Salter-Harris fracture code changes
  • New cervical disc disorder diagnoses identify level
  • Adopt these new atypical fracture diagnoses
  • Define your approach using PCS code’s 5th character 
  • Nail down root operations in ICD-10-PCS
  • TKR claim? Confront the layers of diagnosis, CPT®, and E/M codes
  • Quiz: Can you assign the correct 7th character?
  • Case study: Examine this lesion excision coding scenario. What's missing?
  • Access your 3 Achilles tendon rupture options
  • Rheumatoid arthritis coding requires more specificity
  • Here’s how to capture carpal tunnel coding


Don’t miss out on this essential Orthopedic ICD-10 coding book. Call 1-800-508-2582 today to get the Orthopedic ICD-10 Handbook 2017.

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