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    Default Revision of hip hemiarthroplasty(27236)

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    Only the femoral head is being replaced. Should this be billed as 27236-52? Billing Manager is saying to use a revision code. Pt dislocated head.



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    Good morning,

    Look at 27138...hope this helps



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    That is what I billed. Thanks.

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