AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Radiolucent Porous Interbody Fusion Device

A new device value was added to code table XRG, Joints, Fusion, to capture the use of radiolucent porous interbody fusion devices (IFD) during spinal fusion. Device/Substance/TechnologyF Interbody Fusion Device, Radiolucent Porous The COHERE and COALESCE interbody fusion devices are examples of IFDs that use this technology. The porous material promotes bone ingrowth to enhance the fusion and the radiolucent feature does not generate artifacts on imaging.   ...

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