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Functional Quadriplegia: A Code for a Real Condition

Published on 7/14/2020

ACPA BOD member and Co-Chair of the CDI Committee, Erica Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS continues her "A Question a Day Keeps the Query Away" series on, this time featuring functional quadriplegia, ICD-10-CM code R53.2. This condition is defined as being complete immobility due to severe disability or frailty caused by another medical condition, without physical injury or damage to the brain or spinal cord.

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