AMA CPT® Assistant - 2017 Issue 6 (June)

Coding Brief: Closed Treatment of Pelvic Fracture(s)/Dislocation(s) [(Q&A)] (June 2017)

June 2017 page 9 Coding Brief: Closed Treatment of Pelvic Fracture(s)/Dislocation(s) Two new codes, 27197 and 27198, were established in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) 2017 code set to report closed treatment of posterior pelvic ring fracture(s)/dislocation(s), with or without anterior pelvic ring fracture(s)/dislocation(s). Prior to the establishment of the new codes, there was no differentiation in the type of pelvic ring fracture that was reported with codes 27193, Closed treatment of pelvic ring fracture, dislocation, diastasis or subluxation; without manipulation, and 27194, Closed treatment of pelvic ring fracture, dislocation, diastasis or subluxation with manipulation, requiring more than...

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