Look For Definitive Codes for Traumatic Dislocation after Hip Replacement
Published on Fri Dec 16, 2011
Question: Our patient, who had undergone a total hip replacement, fell and dislocated his hip. Subsequently, closed hip reduction was done under anesthesia. How do we report this?Florida SubscriberAnswer: You report 27266 (Closed treatment of post hip arthroplasty dislocation; requiring regional or general anesthesia) with 996.42 (Dislocation of prosthetic joint).
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