AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 1; Ask the Editor
Diagnostic Lumbar Tap
What is the appropriate body part character when a diagnostic lumbar tap is performed to test for meningitis? When you go to the drainage table (Table 009), there are a couple of options that seem appropriate. Should we use body part character “U” for spinal canal or body part character “Y” for lumbar spinal cord? ...
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