AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 2; Ask The Editor
Dislocation of Hip Hemiarthroplasty
An 83-year-old female, status post partial hip replacement, presents after falling from her wheelchair. The patient was found to have a left posterior superior dislocation of her hemiarthroplasty. What are the appropriate ICD-10-CM code assignments for the traumatic dislocation of left hip prosthesis? Is the dislocation considered a complication even though it is due to an injury? ...
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