AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Cervical Disc Disorders

Changes have been made to uniquely identify specific levels of the cervical spine for cervical disc disorders. New codes have been created to separately identify cervical disc disorder with myelopathy, mid-cervical region, unspecified level (M50.020), cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with myelopathy (M50.021), cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level with myelopathy (M50.022) and cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level with myelopathy (M50.023). In addition, new codes have also been created to identify mid-cervical disc disorder, unspecified (M50.120), cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with radiculopathy (M50.121), cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level...

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