AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2010 Issue 4; VOLUMES 1 & 2 NEW/REVISED CODES

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication

Effective October 1, 2010, a new code (724.03) has been created to identify spinal stenosis of the lumbar region with neurogenic claudication. Currently, there is a code for lumbar spinal stenosis, 724.02, Spinal stenosis, lumbar region; however, there is no unique ICD-9-CM code for neurogenic claudication. In addition, since a patient can have lumbar stenosis without having neurogenic claudication, a request was made to have a code that can allow differentiating between patients with and without neurogenic claudication. Therefore, the current code for spinal stenosis of lumbar region (724.02) was revised to indicate "without neurogenic claudication...

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