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    diagnosis is arteriosclerosis with claudication. Doesn't mention extremities - should I require more information to code?

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    Yes, absolutely ask the location of the atherosclerosis; extremities, carotids, coronary etc. If it is in the extremities is it native vessels or bypass grafts?

    good luck!

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