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Coding That Supports Medical Necessity for Functional Orthotics
It’s most important to check the Medical Review Policy (MRP) for the patient’s insurance to verify which ICD-10 diagnosis codes are considered medically necessary. However, this list is a compilation of ICD-10 codes that have been thought medically necessary with certain payers and may be considered. It should not be considered an all-inclusive list, nor should it be relied upon as proof of coverage for any specific patient. Download, review and save this document as a reference for potential ICD-10 diagnosis codes for conditions often considered medically necessary when prescribing functional orthotics.