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4.10 Hip resurfacing (CPT2 procedure codes 27125 and 27130, and HCPCS S2118) with an FDA approved device is proven for the treatment of Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) of the hip in patients who are less than 65 years old and who meet all of the following criteria:
- Have chronic, persistent pain and/or disability;
- Are otherwise healthy and active;
- Have normal proximal femoral bone geometry and bone quality; and
- Would otherwise receive a conventional Total Hip Replacement (THR), but are likely to outlive a conventional THR implant system’s expected life.