AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 1; Ask the Editor
Our facility is seeing documentation with terms such as “degenerative scoliosis” or “scoliosis secondary to degeneration” or other similar documentation that links scoliosis to an underlying spinal condition. Currently, ICD-10-CM does not have a specific code for degenerative scoliosis. What is the appropriate code assignment for degenerative scoliosis? ...
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