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Peri-prosthetic fracture

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    Default Peri-prosthetic fracture
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    Can someone tell me the cpt code and ICD-9 code for a peri-prosthetic fracture?
    Thanks
    Cynthia Robinson

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    ICD-9 is 996.44 and the CPT code depends on what anatomical site and description of surgery done.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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    This is for a femur fracture.

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    996.44 is periprosthetic fractue with V54.81 AND V43.6X depending on joint replaced.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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