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Orthopedic Coding Alert

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Navigate This Liner Exchange Scenario

Question: Our surgeon plans to perform an arthroscopy and a liner exchange of a previous total knee replacement. We were planning to report 27486-52 but we aren’t sure whether it’s correct. Which CPT® code should we report for this service? Texas Subscriber Answer:You have several choices in this instance. Your first option is to report 27486-52 (Revision of total knee arthroplasty, [...]

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