AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Revision of Femoral Head and Acetabular Liner

The patient was admitted for revision of right hip arthroplasty. The right ceramic head and acetabular liner were replaced due to excessive wear. Is this procedure coded as a revision or replacement? What is the appropriate procedure code assignment? ...

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