What is the CPT code for arthroscopic medial meniscus repair?

What is the CPT code for arthroscopic medial meniscus repair?

Meniscus repair has two arthroscopic codes and one open code. Code 29882 is for “arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscus repair (medial OR lateral).” Code 29883 is for “arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscus repair (medial AND lateral).” The open code, 27403, is for “arthrotomy with meniscus repair, knee.”

Is meniscus surgery outpatient?

Arthroscopic meniscus repair is an outpatient surgical procedure to repair torn knee cartilage. The torn meniscus is repaired by a variety of minimally invasive techniques and requires postoperative protection to allow healing.

What is the ICD 10 code for hip replacement?

Presence of artificial hip joint, bilateral Z96. 643 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What is the ICD 10 code for total hip replacement?

What is the CPT code for a hip fracture?

CPT code 27236 (open treatment of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck, internal fixation or prosthetic replacement) would be used to report a hemiarthroplasty for a hip fracture. At my practice, coders get this wrong 98% of the time.

What is CPT code for femoral stem prosthesis?

Is CPT code 27125 Partial hip replacement, prosthesis (eg, femoral stem prosthesis, bipolar arthroplasty), the appropriate code for reporting bipolar arthroplasty performed to treat a fracture of the hip?

How to code open reduction and internal fixation of the hip?

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.. should i code both the open reduction & the internal fixation of the hip with a gamma nail and using trochanteric nail and locking screw with code 27245?

What is the diagnosis code for a periprosthetic femur fracture?

Be sure to use the diagnosis code for a periprosthetic fracture, along with the femoral shaft diagnosis code, and the V code for THR. You must log in or register to reply here.

CPT code 27236 (open treatment of femoral fracture, proximal end, neck, internal fixation or prosthetic replacement) would be used to report a hemiarthroplasty for a hip fracture. At my practice, coders get this wrong 98% of the time.

Is CPT code 27125 Partial hip replacement, prosthesis (eg, femoral stem prosthesis, bipolar arthroplasty), the appropriate code for reporting bipolar arthroplasty performed to treat a fracture of the hip?

How is hip fracture of proximal neck treated?

Open treatment of a hip fracture of proximal neck with prosthetic femoral hip replacement. Arthroscopic medial meniscus repair. This type of graft is often taken from the upper thigh area.

When to use code 27125 for hip hemiarthroplasty?

When coding from the operative report, use caution when assigning the appropriate hip hemiarthroplasty codes. If the femoral head is replaced by a prosthesis called a bipolar type of femoral head replacement, do not automatically assign code 27125.