AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2013 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior (SLAP) Repair and Subacromial Decompression

Which body system in ICD-10-PCS is a glenoid labrum repair or suturing assigned? Should this be assigned to the Bursae, Tendons and Ligaments body system, or Upper Joints body system? Should the root operation be coded to Repair or to Reattachment? What are the appropriate ICD-10-PCS code assignments for a right shoulder arthroscopy with arthroscopic rotator cuff suture repair, arthroscopic type 2 SLAP repair and subacromial decompression? ...

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