I will have to check, but I think I read somewhere that if they have had ongoing treatment and it's not resolved, then it's still coded as current. Say a knee injury 6 months ago, but they were trying conservative treatment first. Physical therapy, injections and such. Then they went for surgery, I still code the current instead of the chronic as the treatment never stopped.
Unfortunately, I believe this is one of those that will never be agreed upon. LOL. Will see if I can find where I read and add when I do.
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