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Karen Posted Wed 07th of October, 2015 11:36:18 AM

Patient previously has a BKA, currently out of global, but developed a postoperative wound infection below the knee stump. Provider took to surgery and did a debridement and shortened the bone again by 1 inch. Would the correct CPT be 27886 since he still had to shorten another inch.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 08th of October, 2015 02:51:53 AM

Thanks for your question.

CPT 27886 is correct for this scenario

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