Clinical Category - Joint Replacement


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The "Joint Replacement" clinical category includes surgical procedures such as major joint replacement, revision of hip or knee replacement, and major joint & limb reattachment performed in the inpatient setting. Joint Replacement includes the following MS-DRGs:

Surgeries

  • 461: Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity w/ MCC
  • 462: Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity w/o MCC
  • 466: Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement w MCC
  • 467: Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement w CC
  • 468: Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement w/o CC/MCC
  • 469: Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity w MCC
  • 470: Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity w/o MCC
  • 483: Major Joint & Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity

CC = complication or comorbidity; MCC = major complication or comorbidity