A 45-year-old member asked:
what is the cpt code for a ruptured achilles tendon?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Beresh answered
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: There is no cpt code for a ruptured achilles tendon. The icd-9 code is 727.67 (nontraumatic) or 845.90 (traumatic).
Answered on Oct 3, 2020
Dr. Steven Sheskier answered
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
ICD-9 code 727.67: Cpt codes are used for achilles tendon treatment ; cpt: 27650 ( primary repair), 27652 (primary repair with graft); icd codes are used to code the diagnosis in icd-10for an achilles tendon tear that resulted from a traumatic event (such as coming down from a jump shot in basketball), you should report 845.09 (sprains and strains of ankle and foot; ankle.
Answered on Mar 18, 2013
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