Surgical Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

Knee Replacement Surgery Coding Challenge
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Knee Replacement Surgery Coding Challenge

The Coding Challenge Question: Patient with a long history of rheumatoid arthritis is admitted for a total knee replacement of both knees. The patient has significant bilateral knee joint pain, stiffness, and loss of function. Assign the CPT code(s). A. 27447, 27447-50B. 27446-50C. 27447-51D. 27487-RT, 27487-LT Answer: (more…)