What is the ICD 10 code for senile osteoporosis?
Correspondingly, what ICD 10 codes cover DEXA scan?
ICD-10 CM code Z79. 83 should be reported for DXA testing while taking medicines for osteoporosis/osteopenia. ICD-10 CM code Z09 should be reported for an individual who has COMPLETED drug therapy for osteoporosis and is being monitored for response to therapy.
Secondly, what is osteoporosis nos? Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility and an increased risk of fractures of the hip, spine, and wrist. Men as well as women are affected by osteoporosis, a disease that can be prevented and treated.
Beside above, what is the CPT code for osteoporosis?
ICD-9-CM code 733.90 should be reported to indicate osteopenia, (only when billing 77080-DXA), when used to follow treatment with FDA approved osteoporosis medications. Group 2 Paragraph: CPT codes 77078, 77081, 76977 and G0130 may only be reported when performed as screening for osteoporosis.
How does a pathological fracture occur?
A pathologic fracture is a broken bone that's caused by a disease, rather than an injury. Some conditions weaken your bones, which makes them more likely to break. Everyday things, such as coughing, stepping out of a car, or bending over can fracture a bone that's been weakened by an illness.