2019 ORTHO CODING UPDATES

-New CPT add on codes allow providers to bill the following in addition to tumor removal procedures:

                  -20932-osteoarticular

                  -22093-hemicortical (partial) intercalary

                  -20934-complete intercalary

-ICD-10 changes to Chapter 13(M00-M99)-four codes added and one deleted:

                  -Four new codes:

                                    -M79.10-Myalgia, unspecified site

                                    -M79.11-Myalgia of mastication muscle

                                    -M79.12-Myalgia of auxiliary muscles, head and neck

                                    -M79.18-Myalgia, other site

                  -One deleted code:

                                    -M79.1-Myalgia

-ICD-10 changes to Chapter 19(S00-T88)-Revised codes:

                  -There are a total of 87 revised codes in this chapter.

-Most of the revisions being the replacement of “medial” with “middle” in the fracture of the                                                                                            phalanx in S62.626A-S62.659S.