Intraoperative fracture

Surgery was performed for a right displaced femoral neck fracture and a displaced intertrochanteric fracture of the femur. While reaming for the femoral stem the distal femur fractured. Can we charge for intraoperative distal femur fracture? Thanks!

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  • edited May 2017
    I believe if the surgeon caused the fracture during surgery you cannot bill for it.
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