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Dx for bone graft

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    Smile Dx for bone graft
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    I was hoping that someone might be able to give me a dx code for a bone graft having a hard time locating one??? I guess my brain is sleeping still

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    Did you mean the procedure code for a bone graft instead?
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

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    no the diagnosis to associate witht the procedure code I have a procedure code of 20902

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    What type of surgery did the pt have? You would use the dx code associated with the surgery. A better question would be...why did the pt have a bone graft and for what part of the body?
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

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    Pt had removal of hardware ankle and needed to be filled.

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    I am assuming that the pt had an ankle fx that needed internal fixation. Did the doc say that the fx was healed, was it a non-union, a malunion, in other words, what was the problem that caused an area of the ankle to have a void in it that needed a bone graft?
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

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    Removal of painful and broken hardware

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    I would go with 996.4 and V54.01
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

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