Question for someone that understands medical coding?!

Question: Question for someone that understands medical coding.?
I am currently taking a basic course in medical coding, and it's only week two so I'm still learning.

Are all procedure codes going to be in 00.00 sequence.?

Arthrotomy of right knee with partial patellectomy-for example.

How do you get the "right knee" part into the code.?Health Question & Answer

Usually, the anatomical location is dictated by the numbers that follow the decimal point. For example, breast cancer is 174.0 If you change the zero, it specifies where the breast cancer is, upper outer quadrant, lower inner quadrant, etc.Health Question & Answer

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