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Medical Meniscus Tear DX

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    I am a little confused on which diagnosis to select when the physician doesn't specify whether it is posterior medial meniscus tear or anterior medial meniscus tear but it is specified as a tear? Any suggestions??

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    It may also be a "7" code if the tear is not injury related or is chronic. 717.5 = old meniscus tear NEC

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