Incision Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint CPT® Code range 27301- 27310

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint 27301-27310 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 27301- 27310
Incision Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint
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Agree, most likely 27301. At first look it seems like 27340, difficult to tell from the documentation if they actually excised the bursa or just the sinus tract. But when you read closely, "down from ... [ Read More ]
Why is there a wound, is it postoperative, like post TKA dehiscence? Was it a traumatic wound, non-healing other type surgical wound, chronic ulcer, etc? If arthrotomy look at 27310. Most joints have ... [ Read More ]
Hello Everyone, I'm not sure which code better fits this situation. Normally I'd go for a regular debridement code since that would include the irrigation, but the doctor wants to code 27301, but I'm... [ Read More ]
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[b]I really need help with this one!!![/b] Ok, now I'm doubting all of it - and thinking maybe 27301 or 27310 would be a better fit. I can type in more of the dictation if needed, but my original que... [ Read More ]
this is a tough one to give you advice on based on just what you have posted. My first guess is 27310 or possibly 27301, but would really need to see an op note to offer better advice.... [ Read More ]