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Top ICD-10 Code Changes for Chiropractors in 2017

By:  ChiroCode
Published:  September 23rd, 2016

There are thousands of code changes going into effect on October 1. Here is a list of the the 70 or so that are most relevant to chiropractors. Don't miss this week's webinar where Dr. Gwilliam will help you know what you should do about these changes, and teach you how to prepare for the end of the CMS grace period on ICD-10 documentation. All of this information, and a whole lot more can be found in our brand new 2017 ICD-10 Coding for Chiropractic book. Order yours today and get a free cheat sheet! 

Add G56.03 Carpal tunnel syndrome, bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.13 Other lesions of median nerve, bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.23 Lesion of ulnar nerve, bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.33 Lesion of radial nerve, bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.43 Causalgia of bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.83 Other specified mononeuropathies of bilateral upper limbs
Add G56.93  Unspecified mononeuropathy of bilateral upper limbs
Add G57.03 Lesion of sciatic nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.13 Meralgia paresthetica, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.23 Lesion of femoral nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.33 Lesion of lateral popliteal nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.43 Lesion of medial popliteal nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.53 Tarsal tunnel syndrome, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.63 Lesion of plantar nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Add G57.73 Causalgia of bilateral lower limbs 
Add M21.611 Bunion of right foot 
Add M21.612 Bunion of left foot
Add M21.619 Bunion of unspecified foot
Add M21.621 Bunionette of right foot
Add M21.622 Bunionette of left foot
Add M21.629 Bunionette of unspecified foot
Add M25.541 Pain in joints of right hand
Add M25.542 Pain in joints of left hand
Add M25.549 Pain in joints of unspecified hand
Delete M26.60 Temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
Add M26.601 Right temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
Add M26.602 Left temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
Add M26.603 Bilateral temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified 
Add M26.609 Unspecified temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified side
Delete M26.61 Adhesions and ankylosis of temporomandibular joint
Add M26.611 Adhesions and ankylosis of right temporomandibular joint
Add M26.612 Adhesions and ankylosis of left temporomandibular joint
Add M26.613 Adhesions and ankylosis of bilateral temporomandibular joint 
Add M26.619 Adhesions and ankylosis of temporomandibular joint, unspecified side
Delete M26.62 Arthralgia of temporomandibular joint
Add M26.621 Arthralgia of right temporomandibular joint
Add M26.622 Arthralgia of left temporomandibular joint
Add M26.623 Arthralgia of bilateral temporomandibular joint
Add M26.629 Arthralgia of temporomandibular joint, unspecified side
Delete M26.63 Articular disc disorder of temporomandibular joint
Add M26.631 Articular disc disorder of right temporomandibular joint
Add M26.632 Articular disc disorder of left temporomandibular joint
Add M26.633 Articular disc disorder of bilateral temporomandibular joint
Add M26.639 Articular disc disorder of temporomandibular joint, unspecified side
Delete M50.02 Cervical disc disorder with myelopathy, mid-cervical region
Add M50.020 Cervical disc disorder with myelopathy, mid-cervical region, unspecified level
Add M50.021 Cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with myelopathy
Add M50.022 Cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level with myelopathy 
Add M50.023 Cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level with myelopathy
Delete M50.12 Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy, mid-cervical region
Add M50.120 Mid-cervical disc disorder, unspecified
Add M50.121 Cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with radiculopathy
Add M50.122 Cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level with radiculopathy
Add M50.123 Cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level with radiculopathy
Delete M50.22 Other cervical disc displacement, mid-cervical region
Add M50.220 Other cervical disc displacement, mid-cervical region, unspecified level
Add M50.221 Other cervical disc displacement at C4-C5 level
Add M50.222 Other cervical disc displacement at C5-C6 level 
Add M50.223 Other cervical disc displacement at C6-C7 level
Delete M50.32 Other cervical disc degeneration, mid-cervical region
Add M50.320 Other cervical disc degeneration, mid-cervical region, unspecified level
Add M50.321 Other cervical disc degeneration at C4-C5 level
Add M50.322 Other cervical disc degeneration at C5-C6 level
Add M50.323 Other cervical disc degeneration at C6-C7 level
Delete M50.82 Other cervical disc disorders, mid-cervical region
Add M50.820 Other cervical disc disorders, mid-cervical region, unspecified level
Add M50.821 Other cervical disc disorders at C4-C5 level
Add M50.822 Other cervical disc disorders at C5-C6 level 
Add M50.823 Other cervical disc disorders at C6-C7 level 
Delete M50.92 Cervical disc disorder, unspecified, mid-cervical region
Add M50.920 Unspecified cervical disc disorder, mid-cervical region, unspecified level
Add M50.921 Unspecified cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level
Add M50.922 Unspecified cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level 
Add M50.923 Unspecified cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level

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