My understanding is that if the prosthetic placement is due to an acute fracture, then you would have to use 27236 (I would use this with a 22 modifier since the acetabulum was replaced as well) (higher RVUs anyways) , but you said there is concern as to wheter or not this is caused by a degenerative process.
I would query the physician and if the fx is due to a degenerative process and not an acute one, I would use the 27130. (Which my understanding with this code can be used if this is a surgical correction method not used to treat an acute fracture).
Stepping out on a limb with this answer, and if Iâ€™m wrong, someone please correct me, but this is my two cents.
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