The American Medical Association publishes a set of codes that surgeons are required to use when billing for procedures called “current procedural terminology”. These codes gradually change to reflect changes and advances in surgical techniques. The system often does not provide a code for the latest procedures. When we bill an insurance carrier, they use these codes together with my fee to determine what they will pay on your behalf. The codes I bill most frequently appear below.


CPT Code

Arthroplasty, acetabular and proximal femoral prosthetic replacement: standard total hip replacement or total hip surface replacement 27130
Revision total hip replacement: re-doing a hip replacement that has failed 27134, 27137 or 27138
Arthroplasty, knee, medial or lateral compartment: partial knee replacement 27446
Arthroplasty, knee, medial and lateral compartment: total knee replacement 27447
Revision knee replacement: re-doing a knee replacement that has failed 27486, 27487, 27437, 27438

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