From conservative to invasive treatments, understand what codes are covered. Carpal tunnel syndrome is diagnosed when there is pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. Some symptoms include pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand. The physician may order physical therapy, or prescribe a wrist brace or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). To achieve ...
Mar 11th, 2010
AAPC member Mary Gregory, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CCS-P shares the proper coding of carpal tunnel syndrome in the March issue of SurgiStrategies. This article is not available online but can be found on page 30. SurgiStrategies: “Proper Coding of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...