Are there any 2021 updates to ICD-10 diagnosis codes impacting your chiropractic claims?

The answer is Yes, in fact there will be over 72,000 codes in ICD-10CM (clinical modification) which includes 490 additions, 58 deletions and 47 revisions.

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Are there any 2021 updates to ICD-10 diagnosis codes impacting your chiropractic claims?

The answer is Yes, in fact there will be over 72,000 codes in ICD-10CM (clinical modification) which includes 490 additions, 58 deletions and 47 revisions.

This year sees one change that will impact chiropractic providers coding for headache. The code for headache (R51) has been deleted or replaced. There will be two new codes to replace it:
R51.0: Headache with orthostatic component, not elsewhere classified.
R51.9: Headache, unspecified.

Did you know 2021 updates to ICD-10 diagnosis codes that will affect your chiropractic claims were updated on October 1, 2020? You would have as a HJ Ross info network client!

This means any date of service or billing on or after October 1st must include the new and revised code or it will be denied.

Billing with incorrect chiropractic CPT codes can lead to claim rejections and delays in payments, which can have a devastating impact on generating revenue and keeping you in business. 

If you are experiencing insurance claim denial, staff spending too much time trying to get claims paid, and patients asking why their claims have not been paid then H. J. Ross Company is your solution.

H.J Ross Company stays ahead of the curve on the latest trends and changes in billing and coding by utilizing their direct channel of communication with the insurance companies and organizations that set the guidelines.

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