Posted on 31. Jul, 2009 by in Toolkit
Orthopedic surgeons dealing with hand procedures don’t only treat dislocations — they also treat fractures, and it’s up to you to link the correct diagnosis to the upper-extremity fracture repair code.
Use the anatomic drawing here to locate the site that your surgeon addressed, and match that to the sampling of applicable ICD-9 codes in the chart at the bottom of this page.
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