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Old 08-11-2011, 11:10 AM
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Is the ICD 9 Code for patellofemoral arthritis 715.16? Or because it doesnt say osteoarthritis, would it be something else?
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Old 08-16-2011, 06:08 AM
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You can code 716.96 for patellofemoral arthritis.
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Old 08-16-2011, 09:38 AM
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I would code 716.96
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:06 AM
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Thank you both for your help.
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Old 08-16-2011, 01:17 PM
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What if he now puts patellofemoral bone on bone arthritis? Would that be in the 715's?
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:53 PM
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715.36 is appropriate and what I have always used.
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