M54.16 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM M54.16 became effective on October 1, 2021. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M54.16 – other international versions of ICD-10 M54.16 may differ.
FAQ icd 10 code for bilateral lower extremity radiculopathy
What is the ICD 10 code for radiculopathy?
Radiculopathy, lumbar region. The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M54.16 became effective on October 1, 2018. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M54.16 – other international versions of ICD-10 M54.16 may differ. ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.1 ICD-10-CM M54.16 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (s)…
What is the VA code for upper extremity radiculopathy?
See 38 C.F.R. § 4.124a, Diagnostic Code 8620. VA ratings for upper extremity radiculopathy is rated pursuant to 38 C.F.R. § 4.124a, Diagnostic Code 8710, pertaining to neuralgia or paralysis of the upper radicular group (fifth and sixth cervicals). Neuralgia of the upper radicular group is rated based on paralysis under Diagnostic Code 8510.
What is the disability rating for left lower extremity radiculopathy?
In May 2017, the Board issued the decision on appeal that increased the Veteran’s disability ratings to 60 percent for his radiculopathy of the left lower extremity and 40 percent for his radiculopathy of the right lower extremity.
What is lumbar radiculopathy?
When radiculopathy occurs in the lower back, it is known as lumbar radiculopathy, also referred to as sciatica because nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve are often involved. The lower back is the area most frequently affected by radiculopathy.
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