Wrist replacement (prosthesis)

Wrist replacement (prosthesis)

Prosthetic replacement of wrist joint:

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

For 1 year following implantation of prosthesis

100 - 100
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With chronic residuals consisting of severe, painful motion or weakness in the affected extremity

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Minimum rating

20 - 20

With intermediate degrees of residual weakness, pain or limitation of motion, rate by analogy to diagnostic code 5214

Note: The 100 pct rating for 1 year following implantation of prosthesis will commence after initial grant of the 1-month total rating assigned under §4.30 following hospital discharge.

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