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836.0 /836.1 or 717.1 etc

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    Default 836.0 /836.1 or 717.1 etc
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    fromlooking at this would 836.0 and 836.1 be a better choice

    PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Right knee medial and lateral meniscal tears

    POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Right knee medial and lateral meniscal tears; anterior meniscal tear and posterior horn lateral meniscal tear, as well as grade 2 and 3 chondromalacia of the patella and lateral tibial plateau and grade 2 changes to the lateral femoral condyle.

    thanks trent

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    I think you can code 836.0 ,836.1 and 717.7 also..
    Nalini cpc

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    I agree with Nalini

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