AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Calcar Replacement?

  1. #1

    Default Calcar Replacement?

    AAPC: Back to School
    Dr. did a Calcar replacement as well as Total Hip Revision/Replacement. Does anyone know the code for the Calcar replacement?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    calcar replacement is just the type of prosthesis used, you will still use the revision code.

  3. #3


    Thanks! I've not seen that term in my office before!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    Quote Originally Posted by LCOOPER View Post
    Thanks! I've not seen that term in my office before!
    me either...I looked it up on the internet

Similar Threads

  1. HELP! MV repair followed by MV replacement
    By jtb57chevy in forum Cardiovascular Thoracic
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-19-2013, 11:12 AM
  2. Calcar hemiarthroplasty
    By Desperate Denise in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-24-2010, 10:04 PM
  3. Replacement of an OB epidural
    By vanessa10 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-25-2009, 06:29 PM
  4. replacement
    By mstoop1 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-21-2009, 08:14 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.