AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Codes

Spinal Canal Bypass Qualifiers

In code table 001, Central Nervous System and Cranial Nerves, Bypass, the qualifier value Atrium has been added for the body part value Spinal Canal. This change will enable capture of detail for bypass procedures from the spinal canal to additional sites, such as lumboatrial shunt procedures. Body PartQualifierU Spinal Canal 2 Atrium In addition, the approach Value Percutaneous Endoscopic has been added for completeness. Body PartApproachU Spinal Canal 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic ...

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