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#21 Posted : Tuesday, August 10, 2021 8:07:33 AM(UTC)
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Hi Guest!

To determine the proper diagnosis code(s), it all depends on why the patient is receiving the services. Some common diagnosis codes used when bone grafts are being performed are:

K08.21 - Minimal atrophy of the mandible
K08.22 - Moderate atrophy of the mandible
K08.23 - Severe atrophy of the mandible
K08.24 - Minimal atrophy of maxilla
K08.25 - Moderate atrophy of the maxilla
K08.26 - Severe atrophy of the maxilla

However, if they are being performed due to a traumatic accident, a tumor removal, or a different reason - there are separate codes for that. If you'd like to provide additional details about the patient's condition/symptoms, I am happy to offer you some coding options.

Hope this helps!
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