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Antibiotic Spacer - Hip joint

  1. Exclamation Antibiotic Spacer - Hip joint
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    PLEASE HELP!!
    Anyone know the code for Insertion of 'Antibiotic Impregnated Articulating Spacer'???
    Pt's original hip (not prosthetic yet) was severely infected.

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    it's 11981.
    Catherine J. Steburg, CPC, CEMC
    Leesburg, VA Chapter President
    csteburg@c-o-r.com
    703-220-7156

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    HA!!!
    I should have logged in 1 hour ago!!! I went bananas trying to figure out this code! I finally found the 11981, and I logged in to update this msge just in case anyone needed it as well... and there was your response! THANK YOU CEEJAY!!! Very much appreciated!

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    No problem at all- I needed a break from coding, so I decided to hop onto the forums, and was like "ooh ooh! I know that one!".

    Have a great weekend! :-D
    Catherine J. Steburg, CPC, CEMC
    Leesburg, VA Chapter President
    csteburg@c-o-r.com
    703-220-7156

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