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Orthopedic Coding Alert


Check for Arthroplasty when You See Certain Dx Codes

Get to know arthritis codes; you'll use them often for arthroplasties. Have you ever wondered if there is a complete list of diagnosis codes that support medical necessity for all the knee arthroplasty codes? Well, there isn't. While 27437 (Arthroplasty, patella; without prosthesis) through 27447 (Arthroplasty, knee, condyle and plateau; medial AND lateral compartments with or without patella resurfacing (total [...]