Billable Medical Code for Hip Joint Replacement

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V43.64

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V43.64.

The Short Description Is: Joint replaced hip.

Known As

Hip arthroplasty is also known as history of bilat hip hemiarthroplasty, history of bilat total hip arthroplasty, history of bilateral hip hemiarthroplasty, history of bilateral total hip arthroplasty, history of implantation of artificial hip joint, history of implantation of artificial left hip joint, history of implantation of artificial right hip joint, history of left hip hemiarthroplasty, history of left hip replacement, history of left total hip arthroplasty, history of left total hip replacement, history of revision of left total hip arthroplasty, history of revision of right total hip arthroplasty, history of right hip hemiarthroplasty, history of right hip replacement, history of right total hip arthroplasty, history of right total hip replacement, history of surface total hip arthroplasty, history of total hip arthroplasty, Hx of bilat hip hemiarthroplasty, Hx of bilat total hip arthroplasty, Hx of left hip hemiarthroplasty, Hx of left total hip arthroplasty, Hx of revision of left total hip arthroplasty, Hx of revision of right total hip arthroplasty, Hx of right hip hemiarthroplasty, Hx of right total hip arthroplasty, Hx of surface total hip arthroplasty, and HX of total hip arthroplasty.

Hip Arthroplasty Definition and Symptoms

Hip arthroplasty is a surgical procedure where a surgeon removes damaged sections of the hip joint and replaces them with artificial parts. This procedure is also referred to as total hip arthroplasty. Some of the common reasons this procedure is preformed are osteoarthritis, rhuematoid arthritis, and osteonecrosis.