What is the ICD 10 PCS code for kyphoplasty?

Supplement Lumbar Vertebra with Synthetic Substitute, Percutaneous Approach. ICD-10-PCS 0QU03JZ is a specific/billable code that can be used to indicate a procedure.

What is CPT code for kyphoplasty?

Since there is no regular CPT code for the procedure being performed at a cervical level, use the unlisted CPT code 22899 for a cervical kyphoplasty procedure.

What is an example of an ICD 9 code?

Most ICD-9 codes are three digits to the left of a decimal point and one or two digits to the right of one. For example: 250.0 is diabetes with no complications. 530.81 is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

What is kyphoplasty used to treat?

Doctors might recommend kyphoplasty for cancer-damaged vertebrae or certain spinal fractures. In most cases, a weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) has caused the vertebrae to compress or collapse, causing pain or a hunched posture.

What is the ICD 10 code for multiple myeloma?

2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C90. 0: Multiple myeloma.

What type of surgery is kyphoplasty?

kyphoplasty: a minimally invasive procedure used to treat vertebral compression fractures by inflating a balloon to restore bone height then injecting bone cement into the vertebral body.

What is the difference between kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty?

For a vertebroplasty, physicians use image guidance, typically fluoroscopy, to inject a cement mixture into the fractured bone through a hollow needle. During kyphoplasty, a balloon is first inserted into the fractured bone through the hollow needle to create a cavity or space.

What are ICD-9 codes for?

ICD-9-CM is the official system of assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures associated with hospital utilization in the United States. The ICD-9 was used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates until 1999, when use of ICD-10 for mortality coding started.

What is the code for kyphoplasty of the thoracic area?

Code 22513 describes the initial vertebral body as treated in the thoracic area. Code 22514 describes the initial vertebral body as treated in the lumbar area. Select only one “initial” level (either 22513 or 22514). For each additional vertebral body treated, beyond the first, report one unit of add-on 22515.

How to differentiate kyphoplasty from standard vertebroplasty?

To distinguish kyphoplasty from “standard” vertebroplasty look for evidence in the documentation for a mechanical device to augment vertebral height prior to injection of methylmethacrylate/poly methylmethacrylate bone cement, such as: Code 22513 describes the initial vertebral body as treated in the thoracic area.

Is there a CPT code for cervical kyphoplasty?

Note that no CPT® Category I or Category III codes describe cervical kyphoplasty. To report cervical kyphoplasty, turn to 22899 Unlisted procedure, spine.

What is the initial code for vertebral surgery?

Code 22513 describes the initial vertebral body as treated in the thoracic area. Code 22514 describes the initial vertebral body as treated in the lumbar area. Select only one “initial” level (either 22513 or 22514).