AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Intramedullary Sustained Compression Joint Fusion

A new device value, Internal Fixation Device, Sustained Compression, has been added to tables 0RG, Upper Joints, Fusion, and 0SG, Lower Joints, Fusion, to describe fusion of the upper and lower joints using an intramedullary sustained compression internal fixation device. At table 0RG, Upper Joints, Fusion, the change applies to the body parts listed below: Body Part Approach Device L Elbow Joint, Right M Elbow Joint, Left N Wrist Joint, Right P Wrist Joint, Left Q Carpal Joint, Right R Carpal Joint, Left S Carpometacarpal Joint, Right T Carpometacarpal Joint, Left U Metacarpophalangeal Joint, Right V Metacarpophalangeal Joint, Left...

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