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    Hi when coding ambulation problems do you use 781.2 abnormality of gait or 719.7 difficulty in walking? When would difficulty in walking be appropirate? thanks Leanne

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    719.7; my 3M encoder takes me directly to 719.7 when you type in the following: difficulty - walking - unspec.

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    when dr says gait instability how would you code that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LSOBKOWIAK View Post
    when dr says gait instability how would you code that?
    How about using 781.2~~ gait disturbance.

    Hope this helps!

    Teresa Collins, CPC

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