Biomet Stage 1

kathy a

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Has anyone of you coded the Biomet Stage 1 cement molds used in a femur/ tibia ?
Our patient has colon cancer and her implant was removed, and the doctor used antibiotic impregnated spacers instead of putting another implant. This was due to the fact the patient is waiting to under go Chemotherapy, and she will have a immuno-compromised system. Not sure of which code to use. I am thinking # 27488-which states Removal of prosthesis, including total knee prosthesis, methymethacrylate with or without insertion of spacer, knee. Would you code anything else with that? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Kathy Albert,CPC
 
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