Nicole Posted Tue 05th of December, 2017 08:57:55 AM
Revision of total knee was done by exchange of poly liner, is 27486 (52) the best way to do this?
SuperCoder Answered Wed 06th of December, 2017 01:19:22 AM
Yes, you are correct. Because only the polyethylene liner was revised, it would be appropriate to report code 27486 with modifier 52 appended to indicate the procedure was reduced.