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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

Coding: Your Quick-Start Guide to Coding TKAs

- Published on Tue, Oct 17, 2017
27447 leaves the IPO List in 2018. Here's what outpatient coders need to know. The 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule removes total knee arthroplasty (CPT®  27447) from the inpatient-only list. If the final rule confirms TKA's removal from the IPO list, ambulatory surgical centers and hospital outpatient departments will have a significant new revenue stream. TKA could [...]

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