ICD-10: Bone Density Revisited

Mulaik, Melody W.
January 2016
Radiology Management;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p36
Academic Journal
journal article
The article focuses on challenges with translating ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes for bone density studies to Medicare's ICD-10-CM. Topics discussed include the classification of osteopenia in ICD-9-CM and changes made in ICD-10-CM, the CMS ICD-10 Ombudsman's move to include additional osteopenia codes starting January 4, 2016 and lessons to be learned with the confusion.


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